Big Lagoon Indian Rancheria (California)

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

United States Gotoarrow.png American Indians Gotoarrow.png California Gotoarrow.png Indians of California Gotoarrow.png Big Lagoon Indian Rancheria (California)

The Big Lagoon Rancheria is a federally-recognized rancheria located in Humboldt County, California.

Established --
Agency (BIA) -- Northern California Agency
Principal tribes -- Yurok and Tolowa
Population --

Tribal Headquarters

Big Lagoon Rancheria
P. O. Drawer 3060
Trinidad, CA 95570

Phone:1. 707.826.2079
Fax: 1.707.826.0495


Brief Timeline

Additional References to the History of the Tribe and/or Bands




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:


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.

See also For Further Reading.