Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony

Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony

About Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony

The Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony is a federally recognized tribe of Southern Paiute Indians in southern Nevada. The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe has a reservation, the Las Vegas Indian Colony in Clark County, Nevada. The reservation was first established in 1911 and today is 3,850 acres large. In 1992, 52 tribal members lived on the reservation and 71 people were enrolled in the tribe. The tribe is descended from the Tudinu or ''Desert People'', ancestors of most of the tribes of Southern Paiutes whose traditional territory is the lower Colorado River valley as well as the mountains and arroyos of the Mojave Desert in Nevada, California and Utah. Beginning in the early...'

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