California Valley Miwok Tribe, California
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Formerly known as: Sheep Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California

Tribal Code:

None Available.

Tribal Constitution:

At Dixie Faction's website.

NOTE: The BIA has declined to endorse or approve tribal constitutions dated 2006 and 2013:
2015 BIA Determination Letter
2017 BIA Letter re: 2013 Constitution

For more information, contact the BIA:
Central California Agency
650 Capitol Mall, Suite 8-500
Sacramento, CA, 95814
Phone: (916) 930-3680

Tribal Court Opinions:

None Available.

Other Legal Materials:

See NILL catalog records for other tribe materials.

Contact Info

Per an email to NILL from the BIA's Central California Agency dated March 22, 2018: "There is no formally recognized government at this time. However, the tribe is taking steps to organize and we expect this situation to change in the near future."

14807 Avenida Central
La Grange, CA 95329
(209) 931-4567

2000 Allston Way #401
Berkeley, CA 94701
(510) 486-1314

Research Tools

United States Tribal Courts Directory. By A. Schwartz and M.J.B. Hunter.

Tiller's Guide to Indian Country: Economic Profiles of American Indian Reservations. Tiller Research, Inc. (see older version online at the Internet Archive)

Tribal Leaders Directory. (BIA)

Directories of Tribes and Alaska Native Villages. (NILL)

How to Build a Tribal Legal History. Indian Nation Archives