Mission Creek Reservation, California
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Mission Creek Band of Indians, Mission Creek Reservation is located in Desert Hot Springs,
Riverside County, California
Established: January 28, 1921
Tribe: Mission Creek Band of Indians, Mission Creek Reservation
Population: 1969: Tribal enrollment: 215  Serrano Indians of Desert Hot Springs, Yucaipa and
San Timoteo Canyon.
Current: 2012 Tribal Tribal enrollment 156
Tribal Chairman: Tony G. Lopez III
Mission Creek Band of Indians, Mission Creek Reservation
P.O. Box 347
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Brief Timeline: Established: January 28, 1921, Federal statusTerminated 1979, Petition for Federal Status Certified October 3, 2011. Letter of Intent to Petition 07/19/2012
Continue for federal status in 2012 and 2013
Agency Records: #336 Mission Creek Band of Indians, Mission Creek Reservation
Census Records: www.missioncreeknation.com
Web Sites : Missioncreeknation.com
- Indian Reservations A State and Federal Handbook. Compiled by The Confederation of American Indians, New York, N.Y. McFarland and Co. Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, c. 1986. FHL book 970.1 In2
Bibliography : Missioncreeknation.com
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:Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- WorldCat 48209643<br>
:Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- WorldCat 254277176
:Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- WorldCat 356517503; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.15.<br>
:Volume 16 -- Not yet published
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:Volume 18 -- Not yet published
:Volume 19 -- Not yet published
:Volume 20 -- Not yet published
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Category: American Indian Reservations
Catagory: California Indian Reservations