Berry Creek Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California

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The Berry Creek Rancheria of Tyme Maidu Indians are a Native American people inhabiting a northeastern part California, south of Lassen Peak.

They are a federally recognized Maidu tribe, headquartered in Oroville in Butte County. Their reservation is 65 acres (260,000 m2), located in two geographically separate sites: one (39°30′09″N 121°30′16″W / 39.50250°N 121.50444°W / 39.50250; -121.50444) near Oroville in the community of Oroville East, and the other (39°37′32″N 121°19′40″W / 39.62556°N 121.32778°W / 39.62556; -121.32778) at the eastern edge of the community of Berry Creek, within a mile of the Feather River. The tribe has 304 enrolled members; 136 of whom live on the reservation.[1]

The Berry Creek Rancheria has two Maidu language speakers.[2]

39°37′32″N 121°19′40″W / 39.625641°N 121.327781°W / 39.625641; -121.327781[3]

Notable Berry Creek Rancheria members[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ California Indians and Their Reservations. San Diego State University Library and Information Access. 2009 (retrieved 24 Feb 2009)
  2. ^ De Brotherton, Annette. Concow Language. Konkow We'wejbo'sis Project 2007–2011. 21 Aug 2007 (retrieved 24 Feb 2009)
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Berry Creek Rancheria

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