La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians
|Regions with significant populations|
|United States (California)|
|Kumeyaay, Tipai English|
|Traditional tribal religion,
Christianity (Roman Catholicism)
|Related ethnic groups|
|other Kumeyaay tribes, Cocopa,
Quechan, Paipai, and Kiliwa
The La Posta Reservation (Indian reservation located within the Laguna Mountains in eastern San Diego County, California, near Boulevard, within ten miles (16 km) north of the US-Mexico Border. The reservation is 3,556 acres (14.39 km2) large with a population of approximately 18. The reservation borders the Cleveland National Forest and is accessed only by one unpaved road that is usually fenced off to prevent trespassers.) is a federal
The La Posta Band is headquartered in Boulevard. They are governed by a democratically elected tribal council. Gwendolyn Parada is their current tribal chairperson.
The tribe owned and operated the La Posta Casino and Marie's Restaurant in Boulevard which closed in 2012.
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- La Posta Casino, official website