The Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma is a federally recognized tribe, the smallest in Oklahoma, of Modoc people. They are descendants of Captain Jack's band of Modoc people, removed from the West Coast after the Modoc Wars. The Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma is headquartered in Miami, Oklahoma. Of the 250 enrolled tribal members, 120 live within the state of Oklahoma. The Tribe's Chief is Bill Follis, who was instrumental in securing federal re-recognition. The Modoc tribal jurisdictional area falls within Ottawa County, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Modocs operate their own housing authority, one casino, a tribal smoke shop, Red Cedar Recycling, and the Modoc Bison Project as a member of the Inter-Tribal Bison Cooperative. They also issue their own tribal license plates. The Modoc Tribe operates its casino,...'
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