Published on December 31, 2012 by Amy
The Mesa Grande Band of Diegueño Mission Indians of the Mesa Grande Reservation is a federally recognized tribe of Kumeyaay Indians, who are sometimes known as Mission Indians.
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The Mesa Grande Reservation is a federal Indian reservation located in eastern San Diego County, California, near Santa Ysabel. Founded in 1875, the reservation is 1,803 acres (7.30 km2) large. Approximately 180 of the 630 members of the tribe live on the reservation. In 1973, 24 out of 261 enrolled tribal members lived on the reservation. The reservation was founded in 1875.
The Mesa Grande Band is headquartered in Santa Ysabel. They are governed by a democratically elected tribal council. Mark Romero is their current tribal chairperson.