Alturas Indian Rancheria

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The Alturas Indian Rancheria is a federally recognized tribe of Achomawi Indians in California.

The tribe controls 20-acre (81,000 m2) reservation near Alturas, California, in Modoc County. Tribal enrollment is estimated at 15.[1] The tribe operates the Desert Rose Casino and the Rose Cafe in Alturas.[2] The reservation lies about one mile southeast of downtown Alturas.

The Achomawi are also known as the Pit River Indians. They traditionally spoke the Achumawi language.

41°28′40″N 120°31′28″W / 41.477654°N 120.524403°W / 41.477654; -120.524403[3]


  1. ^ California Indians and Their Reservations. San Diego State University Library and Information Access. 2009 (retrieved 23 Feb 2009)
  2. ^ Desert Rose Casino. 500 Nations. (retrieved 23 Feb 2009)
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Alturas Indian Rancheria

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