Big Bend Indian Rancheria (California)

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Big Bend Rancheria
Pit River (Achomawi)
Post Office Box 1570
Burney, CA 96013

The Big Bend Rancheria is a federally-recognized rancheria located in Shasta County, California.

Established -- July 28, 1916
Agency (BIA) -- Northern California Agency
Principal tribes -- Pit River
Population -1969: resident 10



The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

Land Records

Tribally owned land: 40 acres


For Further Reading

  • Kroeber, Alfred L. Handbook of the Indians of California. Washington D.C.:Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 78, 1925. Reprint. New York City: Dover Publications, [ca 2006] WorldCat 255854981 Available online.

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