Maidu Tribe

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United States Gotoarrow.png Indigenous Peoples of the United States Gotoarrow.png California, United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Indigenous Peoples of California Gotoarrow.png Maidu Tribe

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Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

1833: Epidemic

1846-1848: Mexican War

1848: Gold discovered on Maidu land by James Marshall

1851: Forced removal to Nome Lackee

1879: Greenville Indian School.

1880-1890 Land divided into Rancherias

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Additional References to the History of the Tribe[edit | edit source]

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Maidu tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods. Additional details are given in John Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America.

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Konkow Valley Band of Maidu
1185 18th Street
Oroville, CA 95965

Bands of the Maidu Tribe and Their Reservations[edit | edit source]

Auburn Band of Maidu and Miwok -- Auburn Rancheria (now known as the United Auburn Indian Community)

Berry Creek Group -- Berry Creek Rancheria

Enterprise Rancheria

Greenville Rancheria

Mooretown Rancheria

Agencies[edit | edit source]

Greenville Agency

Records[edit | edit source]

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:

School Records[edit | edit source]

Greenville Indian School

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]