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December 10, 2013

Salinan Tribe of Montery and San Louis Obisbo Counties

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According to archeological digs, the Salinan people have occupied the Central Coast and inland areas of Calfornia for 10,000 years. Also known as the Antoniaño, this state recognized indian tribe has over 700 members. 

Official Tribal Name: Salinan Tribe of Montery and San Louis Obisbo Counties

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Phone: 805-464-2650
Fax: 805-464-2651
Email: info@salinantribe.com

Official Website:http://salinantribe.com

Recognition Status: State Recognized

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Tepotaha – meaning The People

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Santa Margarita Rancho, Antoniaño

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Region: California Region

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According to archeological digs, the Salinan people have occupied the Central Coast and inland areas of Calfornia for 10,000 years.

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