Published on December 16, 2012 by Amy
The Big Sandy Rancheria of Mono Indians of California is a ranchería and federally recognized tribe of Western Mono Indians (Monache) is located in Fresno County, California.
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The Big Sandy Rancheria, located in Fresno County, is 228 acres (0.92 km2) large. In 1990, 38 tribal members lived on the reservation. In 2009, approximately 158 out of 495 enrolled tribal members lived on the reservation. The reservation is very secluded, and the tribal headquarters is situated within a ring of houses.
Big Sandy Rancheria’s tribal headquarters is located in Auberry, California. They are governed by a democratically elected, five-person tribal council. The current administration is as follows:
The tribe owns and operates the Mono Wind Casino and Broken Arrow Restaurant in Auberry.