Yavapai-Prescott Indian Lands
The Yavapai-Prescott Indian Land is in Northern Arizona, adjacent to Prescott. It is 70 miles from Phoenix and 60 miles from Sedona. The tribe has 139 members.
The Yavapai began as hunters and gatherers. They also farmed the land in central and western Arizona.
When the Indian Land was established, three groups of Yavapais joined together to live here. Their Indian Land covers 1,400 acres.
Today, the tribe is engaged in a long-range program to make the most out of the Indian Lands limited size and urban location. The goal of the tribe is to preserve the culture and create economic security for its members. This is being done through the building of the Prescott Resort and Conference Center. The Yavapai are continuing to encourage commercial and business development.
The Yavapai-Prescott Indians are known for their basketry.
The Yavapai- Prescott Indians operate Bucky’s Casino.
Annual Inter Tribal Pow Wow June