Roaring Creek Rancheria

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Roaring Creek Rancheria
Total population
1800 Pit River Indians,
14 living on rancheria[1]
Regions with significant populations
 United States ( California)
traditional tribal religion, Christianity
Related ethnic groups
other Pit River Indians[2]

The Roaring Creek Rancheria is a federal Indian reservation belonging to Achumawi and Atsugewi members of the Pit River Tribe, a federally recognized tribe of indigenous people of California. The ranchería is located in Shasta County in north-central California.[1]

Established in 1915, Roaring Creek Rancheria is 80 acres (320,000 m2) large[2] and is located 43 miles northeast of Redding, California.[1] More locally, it lies about 5 miles northwest of the unincorporated community of Montgomery Creek.


The ranchería is served by the Mountain Union Elementary School District and the Shasta Union High School District.


  1. ^ a b c "Roaring Creek Rancheria." SDSU: California Indians and their Reservations." Retrieved 20 April 2013.
  2. ^ a b Pritzker 117


  • 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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Coordinates: 40°53′36″N 121°57′12″W / 40.89333°N 121.95333°W / 40.89333; -121.95333