Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

About Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, formerly the Fort McDowell Mohave-Apache Community of the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation), is a federally recognized tribe and Indian reservation in Maricopa County, Arizona about 23 miles ( northeast of Phoenix, currently encompassing only 24,680 acres out of the much larger area that was originally Yavapai territory. The reservation was originally established in 1890 and is now home to approximately 971 people, mostly Yavapai.

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