Indian Village, California

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Indian Village

Death Valley Indian Community, looking west toward the village from a hill one mile away across highway 190
Death Valley Indian Community, looking west toward the village from a hill one mile away across highway 190
Indian Village is located in California
Indian Village
Indian Village
Location in California
Indian Village is located in the United States
Indian Village
Indian Village
Indian Village (the United States)
Coordinates: 36°26′57″N 116°52′27″W / 36.44917°N 116.87417°W / 36.44917; -116.87417Coordinates: 36°26′57″N 116°52′27″W / 36.44917°N 116.87417°W / 36.44917; -116.87417
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyInyo County
LocationDeath Valley National Park
HabitatFurnace Creek oasis
Elevation−197 ft (−60 m)

Indian Village is an unincorporated community in Furnace Creek, Death Valley of Inyo County, California.[1]

Indian Village lies at an elevation of 197 feet (60 m) below sea level. Indian Village is located in the Death Valley Indian Community reservation of the Death Valley Timbisha Shoshone Band of California, within Death Valley National Park.[1] Approximately 50 members of the tribe live in Indian Village.

After unsuccessful efforts to remove the band to nearby reservations, National Park Service officials entered into an agreement with Timbisha Shoshone tribal leaders to allow the Civilian Conservation Corps to construct an Indian village for tribal members near park headquarters at Furnace Creek in 1938.

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