San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians
San Pasqual Tribal Chairman Allen Lawson introduces a Habitat for Humanity project on the reservation, 2004
|(950 enrolled members)|
|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 San Pasqual Reservation (San Diego County, California, near Valley Center. It is made up of five, non-contiguous parcels of land that total 1,379.58 acres (5.5830 km2). The original reservation, founded in 1910, is now the San Diego Wild Animal Park and Lake Wolford. Reservation population is approximately 752, and 435 tribal members live in the general area. 21 people of 214 enrolled members lived there in the 1970s.) is a federal reservation, located in northeastern
The San Pasqual Band is headquartered in Valley Center. They are governed by a democratically elected tribal council. Allen E. Lawson is their current tribal chairperson.
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- San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians, official website