Published on October 13, 2013 by Amy
The Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Manzanita Reservation is a federally recognized tribe of Kumeyaay Indians, who are sometimes known as Mission Indians.
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The Manzanita Reservation (32°45′17″N 116°20′46″W) is a federal Indian reservation located in southeastern San Diego County, California, near Boulevard, within ten miles (16 km) north of the US-Mexico Border. The reservation is 3,579 acres (14.48 km2) large with a population of approximately 69. It was established in 1893. In 1973, 6 out of 69 enrolled members lived on the reservation. The reservation lies adjacent to both the Campo Indian Reservation and the La Posta Indian Reservation. The nearest off-reservation communities are Boulevard and Campo.
The Manzanita Band is headquartered in Boulevard. They are governed by a democratically elected tribal council. Leroy J. Elliott is their current tribal chairperson.