Published on January 17, 2013 by Amy
The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians are a federally recognized tribe of Luiseño Indians who live on the Rincon Indian Reservation in the Valley Center CDP, San Diego County, California. It is a federally recognized Indian tribe. They are considered one of the groups of the Mission Indians. Harrah’s Rincon Casino and Resort is located on the reservation. The tribe is a member of the Indian Health Council which runs a health clinic adjacent to the reservation.
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Rincon Indian Reservation lies in northeastern San Diego County, along the San Luis Rey River, south of California State Route 76. The total area of the reservation is 4,275 acres. The population on the reservation is around 1,500, but only 188 people self-identified as Native Americans in the Valley Center CDP in the 2010 census, although tribal enrollment is about 651.