California Valley Miwok Tribe

California Valley Miwok Tribe

About California Valley Miwok Tribe

The California Valley Miwok Tribe is a federally recognized tribe of Miwok people in San Joaquin County and Calaveras County, California. They were previously known as the Sheep Ranch Rancheria or the Sheep Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indian of California. The California Valley Miwok are Sierra Miwok, an indigenous people of California. The tribe conducts business from Stockton, California. Debra Grimes serves as the tribe's cultural preservation specialist. The Sheep Valley Rancheria was established in 1916 and is 0.92 acres large in Calaveras County. It is currently a cemetery. In December of 2011, the US Federal Government reaffirmed its formal recognition of the California Valley Miwok Tribe.

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