Grindstone Indian Rancheria of Wintun-Wailaki Indians of California

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Grindstone Indian Rancheria
Grindstone Indian Rancheria

The Grindstone Indian Rancheria of Wintun-Wailaki Indians is a federally recognized tribe and ranchería of Wintun and Wailaki Indians from northern California.

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Reservation

The tribe’s reservation is the Grindstone Rancheria, located in Glenn County, California. It was founded in 1907 and is 120 acres (0.49 km2) large. Approximately 98 of the tribe’s 162 members live on the reservation. The nearest outside community is Elk Creek, about 5 miles to the south.

Government

The Grindstone Indian Rancheria is governed by a democratically elected tribal council. They are headquartered in Elk Creek, California, and their current tribal chairperson is Ronald Kirk.

Language

Traditionally, the members of tribe spoke the Wailaki language or the Wintun, a Wintuan language of the Penutian language family, but the former is extinct and the latter has few speakers.

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