Indianlands

Dec. 4, 2020

San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation

San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation spans Gila, Graham and Pinal

counties in southeastern Arizona. It was first established as a

reservation by President Grant's Executive Order in

1871. Apaches are descendants of the Athabascan family, which

migrated to the Southwest in the 10th century. Many bands of

Apache, as ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Pascua Yaqui Indian Reservation

Pascua Yaqui Indian Reservation is in southern Arizona, 15 miles southwest of Tucson. The tribe descends from the ancient Uto-Aztecan people. Upon the arrival of the

Spanish in 1533 until the late 1870s, the Yaquis fought the Spanish

and then the Mexicans in intermittent warfare.

 

The first modern settlements ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Hualapai Tribe

Hwal'bay means People of the Tall Pines. These members

of the Hualapai Tribe live on a reservation encompassing a

million acres along 108 miles of the Colorado River and the

Grand Canyon. The reservation is mostly rolling hills, rugged

mesas, forests, breathtaking cliffs and deep gorges. An

Executive Order ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Havasupai Reservation

Havasupai means “people of the blue green water.”

Havasupais have dwelt in the Grand Canyon and the rest of north central

Arizona for more than 1,000 years, practicing summertime

irrigated farming in the canyons and wintertime hunting on the

plateaus.

 

The Havasupai Reservation of the Havasupai Tribe ...

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Gila River Indian Community

Gila River Indian Community is located on 372,000 acres in

south-central Arizona, south of Phoenix, Tempe and Chandler.

The reservation was established by an Act of Congress in 1859.

The tribal administrative offices and departments are located

in Sacaton and serve residents throughout the seven community

districts.

 

The ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Fort Apache Indian Reservation

Fort Apache Indian Reservation, home of the White Mountain Apache Tribe, is in east central Arizona. It is 75 miles long, 45 miles wide and encompasses more

than 1.6 million acres in portions of Navajo, Apache and Gila counties.

The reservation has a wide range of topography and climate ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Fort McDowell Indian Reservation

Fort McDowell Indian Reservation is centrally

located within Maricopa County, about 23 miles northeast of

the Phoenix metropolitan area. At an elevation of 1,350 feet, the

topography ranges from tree-lined river bottom to cactus-studded

rolling desert. Created by Executive Order on September 15, 1903,

the 24,680-acre reservation is ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Fort Mojave Indian Reservation

Fort Mojave Indian Reservation is in Arizona

(22,820 acres), California (6,297 acres) and Nevada (3,862 acres)

along the Colorado River. The reservation varies from nearly level to

gently sloping mesas. Approximately 25,000 acres are in agricultural

development as irrigated cropland. The area has a hot, arid ...

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