- Mesa Grande Band of Diegueno Mission Indians
Mesa Grande Band
of Diegueño Mission Indians
Total population 630 enrolled members Regions with significant populations United States (California) Languages Religion
Traditional tribal religion,
Christianity (Roman Catholicism)
Related ethnic groups
The Mesa Grande Reservation is a federal Indian reservation located in eastern San Diego County, California, near Santa Ysabel. Founded in 1875, the reservation is 1,803 acres (7.30 km2) large. Approximately 180 of the 630 members of the tribe live on the reservation. In 1973, 24 out of 261 enrolled tribal members lived on the reservation. The reservation was founded in 1875.
The Mesa Grande Band is headquartered in Santa Ysabel. They are governed by a democratically elected tribal council. Mark Romero is their current tribal chairperson.
- Eargle, Jr., Dolan H. California Indian Country: The Land and the People. San Francisco: Tree Company Press, 1992. ISBN 0-937401-20-X.
- Pritzker, Barry M. A Native American Encyclopedia: History, Culture, and Peoples. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0195138771.
- Shipek, Florence C. "History of Southern California Mission Indians." Handbook of North American Indians. Volume ed. Heizer, Robert F. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978. 610-618. ISBN 0-87474-187-4.
- Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians, Southern California Tribal Chairman's Association
Municipalities and communities of San Diego County, California Cities CDPs
Alpine | Bonita | Bonsall | Borrego Springs | Bostonia | Boulevard | Campo | Camp Pendleton North | Camp Pendleton South | Casa de Oro-Mount Helix | Crest | Descanso | Eucalyptus Hills | Fairbanks Ranch | Fallbrook | Granite Hills | Harbison Canyon | Hidden Meadows | Jacumba | Jamul | Julian | La Presa | Lake San Marcos | Lakeside | Mount Laguna | Pine Valley | Potrero | Rainbow | Ramona | Rancho San Diego | Rancho Santa Fe | San Diego Country Estates | Spring Valley | Valley Center | Winter Gardens
Barona Reservation | Campo Indian Reservation | Capitan Grande Reservation | Ewiiaapaayp Indian Reservation | Inaja and Cosmit Reservation | Jamul Indian Village | La Posta Reservation | Manzanita Reservation | Mesa Grande Reservation | Pala Indian Reservation | San Pasqual Reservation | Santa Ysabel Reservation | Sycuan Band Reservation | Viejas Reservation
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