Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians

Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians

About Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians

The Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians, formerly known as the Cuyapaipe Community of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Cuyapaipe Reservation, is a federally recognized tribe of Kumeyaay Indians, who are sometimes known as Mission Indians. 'Ewiiaapaayp' is Kumeyaay for 'leaning rock,' a prominent feature on the reservation. The Ewiiaapaayp Indian Reservation, formerly known as the Cuyapaipe Reservation, is a federal Indian reservation located in eastern San Diego County, California. The reservation was created in 1891 by the US Congress. Two parcels of land form the reservation. The main Ewiiaapaayp Reservation is 4,102.5 acres large, located near Mount Laguna, and 19 miles east of Alpine. Only 1% of this arable, with the majority being steep and rocky. No public...'

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