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California Valley Miwok Tribe - California (U.S.)

Native American

Last modified: 2017-08-21 by rick wyatt
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[California Valley Miwok Tribe flag] image located by Vanja Poposki, 13 May 2012



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The Band

Quoting a Decision released by the US Department of the Interior, 31 August 2011, signed by the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs, Larry Echo Hawk:
(1) The California Valley Miwok Tribe (CVMT) is a federally recognized tribe, and has been continuously recognized by the United States since at least 1916;
(2) At the present date, the citizenship of the CVMT consists solely of Yakima Dixie, Silvia Burley, Rashel Reznor, Anjelica Paulk, and Tristian Wallace;
[...]

This decision is necessitated by a long and complex tribal leadership dispute that resulted in extensive administrative and judicial litigation [both Yakima Dixie and Silvia Burley claiming leadership over the tribe, Silvia Burley being eventually confirmed in her rights].
californiavalleymiwoktribe-nsn.gov
Ivan Sache, 13 May 2012


The Flag

The flag is quartered yellow-orange-brown-red with a black border, in the middle, the seal of the tribe. A copy of the flag is kept in the Museum of the American Indian.
sanjoaquinhistory.org - Photo of the flag

Another copy of the flag, kept in the tribe's Council Hall, seems to confirm that the golden frame of the museum's flag is indeed a fringe, not part of the flag.
www.californiavalleymiwoktribe-nsn.gov
Ivan Sache, 13 May 2012