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Chemehuevi Indian Tribe - California (U.S.)

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[Chemehuevi Indian Tribe flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 1 February 2008

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The Band

Chemehuevi Indian Tribe

Established in 1907, moved and reestablished in 1970.
At the present homeland that includes ~30 miles of the Colorado River frontage.
Their self-name is 'Nuwu' and they are part of the Southern Paiute
Nation related to those in Arizona and Nevada.
Their language belongs to the Numic branch of the Uto-Aztecan family.

Location: San Bernardino County, Southeastern California, on the Arizona Border and the Colorado River and on the shores of Lake Havasu.
Area: @ 32,000 acres
Population: @ 345, with over 200 more living outside the reservation.
Tribal Chairman: Charles Wood (2007-)
Previous Chairman: Edward D."Tito" Smith
Chemehuevis do own and operate a small casino - Havasu Landing Casino - in Havasu Lake, CA, which provides for their needs.

Chrystian Kretowicz, 1 February 2008

The Flag

The flags I've seen were all adorned with golden (yellow) fringes.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 1 February 2008