Dresslerville Colony of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California

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Dresslerville Colony of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California
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The Dresslerville Colony is located in Douglas County, along the Carson River near Gardnerville, in western Nevada.

Established -- 1917
Agency (BIA) -- Western Nevada Agency
Principal tribes -- Washoe
Population -- 1969: Tribal enrollment 153. [1]

Colony Contact Information[edit | edit source]

Dresslerville Colony[2]
Dresslerville Indian Colony
Dresslerville Community Council
1585 Watasheamu Rd.
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Tel# (702) 265-5845

History[edit | edit source]

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Indian Reservations A State and Federal Handbook. Compiled by The Confederation of American Indians, New York, N.Y. McFarland and Co. Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, c. 1986. FHL book 970.1 In2
  2. AAA NativeArts.com, a web site celebrating American Indian Tribes of the US and Canada Available online

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