California Valley Miwok Tribe

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California Valley Miwok Tribe
Total population
2010: 43 alone and in combination[1]
Regions with significant populations
 United States ( California)
English, historically Northern Sierra Miwok language, Central Sierra Miwok language, and Southern Sierra Miwok language
Related ethnic groups
other Miwok tribes

The California Valley Miwok Tribe is a federally recognized tribe of Miwok people in San Joaquin County and Calaveras County, California.[2] They were previously known as the Sheep Ranch Rancheria[3] or the Sheep Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indian of California.[4] The California Valley Miwok are Sierra Miwok, an indigenous people of California.[5]


The tribe conducts business from Stockton, California.[3] The current tribal administration is:

  • Silvia Burley, Chairperson[6][7]
  • Anjelica Paulk, Vice Chairperson[7]
  • Rashel Reznor, Secretary/Treasurer[6][7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "2010 Census CPH-T-6. American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes in the United States and Puerto Rico: 2010" (PDF). Retrieved 2015. 
  2. ^ "Tribal Office Locations." California Department of Transportation: District 10. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  3. ^ a b "California Indians and Their Reservations: California Valley Miwok Tribe." San Diego State University Library and Information Access. 2011 . Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  4. ^ "American Indian Environmental Office Tribal Portal: Tribes A-Z." US Environmental Protection Agency. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  5. ^ "California Indians and Their Reservations: Miwok." San Diego State University Library and Information Access. 2011 . Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  6. ^ a b Berry, Carol. "Miwok Tribe Settles Lengthy Sovereignty Dispute." Indian Country Today. 24 Jan 2011. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  7. ^ a b c "Government: Tribal Leadership." California Valley Miwok Tribe. Retrieved 17 October 2012.


  • Pritzker, Barry M. A Native American Encyclopedia: History, Culture, and Peoples. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0-19-513877-1

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