July 9, 2012

Yomba Shoshone Tribe of the Yomba Reservation


The Yomba Shoshone Tribe of the Yomba Reservation is a federally recognized tribe of Western Shoshone Indians in central Nevada.

Official Tribal Name: Yomba Shoshone Tribe of the Yomba Reservation

Address: Hc 61 Box 6275, Austin, Nevada 89310
Phone: (775) 964-2466
Fax: (702) 964-2443

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Recognition Status: Federally Recognized

Region: Great Basin

State(s) Today: Nevada

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Reservation: Yomba Reservation

Established: 18 June, 1934 – By Authorization of the Indian Organization Act (48 Stat. 984).
10 July, 1937 – 1,560.86 acres
12 November, 1937 – 2,200.72 acres
01 November, 1940 – 480 acres
28 February, 1941 – 476.91 acres

Location: Approximately fifty-five miles South by improved State Route 21, of Austin at Reese River, Nye County, Nevada.  
Land Area: 4,718.49 acres of Tribal Land  
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Charter: Organized under the Indian Reorganization Act of 18 June 1934 (48 Stat. 984) as amended. Constitution and By-Laws of the Yomba Shoshone Tribe, approved 20 December, 1939.  
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Western Nevada Agency
Carson City, Nevada 89701
Phone:(702) 887-3500

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Related Tribes:

Death Valley Timbisha Shoshone | Ely Shoshone Tribe | Duckwater Shoshone | Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe | Ft. McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe | Winnemucca Colony | Yomba Shoshone Tribe | Reno/Sparks Indian Colony | Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians (comprised of the Battle Mountain Band, Elko Band, South Fork Band, and Wells Band)

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