Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel
Santa Ysabel woman, photographed by Edward Curtis, 1926
|Regions with significant populations|
|United States (California)|
|Traditional tribal religion,
Christianity (Roman Catholic)
|Related ethnic groups|
|other Kumeyaay tribes, Cocopa, Quechan, Paipai, and Kiliwa|
The Santa Ysabel Reservation (San Diego County, California, near the mountain towns of Santa Ysabel and Julian. The reservation was founded in 1893 and is 15,526.78 acres (62.8346 km2) large. 110 people of 300 enrolled members lived there in the 1970s.) is a federal reservation, located in northeastern
The Santa Ysabel Band is headquartered in Santa Ysabel, California. They are governed by a democratically elected tribal council. Virgil Perez is their current tribal chairperson and Brandie Taylor is the vice chairwoman. Perez succeeded Johnny Hernandez in office.
The tribe owned and operated the Santa Ysabel Resort and Casino and the Orchard Restaurant and the Seven Oaks Bar and Grill, located in Santa Ysabel until they went out of business on February 3rd 2014 after being denied chapter 11 bankruptcy.
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