Diegueno Indians

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Guide to Diegueno Indians ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and other agency records.

Diegueno ( or Kumeyaay) lived in California and Baja CA. in Mexico..jpg

Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

  • Diegueno or Kumeyaay Indians
    Viejas Band of Kumeyaay
    1 Viejas Grade Road, Alpine, CA 91901
    Viejas Website or Website.

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

Additional References[edit | edit source]

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Diegueno tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods. Additional details are given in John Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America.

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:

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Bands on their Reservations[edit | edit source]

Barona Group of Capitan Grande Band -- Barona Reservation

Campo Band -- Campo Reservation

Capitan Grande Band -- Barona Reservation and Viejas Reservation

Cuyapaipe Community -- Cuyapaipe Reservation

Inaja Band -- Inaja and Cosmit Reservation

Jamul Indian Village --

La Posta Band -- La Posta Reservation

Manzanita Band -- Manzanita Reservation

Mesa Grande Band -- Mesa Grande Reservation

San Pasqual Band -- San Pasqual Reservation

Santa Ysabel Band -- Santa Ysabel Reservation

Sycuan Band -- Sycuan Reservation

Viejas (Baron Long) Group of Capitan Grande Band -- Viejas Reservation

Websites[edit | edit source]

For Further Reading[edit | edit source]

For background information to help find American Indian ancestors see For Further Reading.

References[edit | edit source]