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Tejon Indian Agency (California)

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=== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency ===
Tejon, [[Tule_River_Indian_Tribe_(California)|Tule ]] (Tularenos)
=== History ===
The Tejon or [[Sebastian Indian Agency (California)|Sebastian Agency]] was established in 1855, although there had been temporary agents on the Tejon Reservation as early as 1853. It operated until 1860, when the Tejon and Tule River Indians were assigned to the Southern District. By 1864, the Tejon Reservation had been abandoned.<ref>Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 19-27.</ref>
== Records == Agent and Appointment Date ====
Some historical records of this agencyAlonzo Riddle (subagent) September 3, including correspondence1855, etcJames R.Vineyard March 3, 1855 arrived at agency January 28, are part of the records of the [[California Superintendency 1856 <ref>The Office of Indian Affairs|California Superintendency]] records, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. By Edward E. Hill. Clearwater Publishing Co., New York, NY ©1974. FHL Book 970. 1 H551o </ref>
== References = Records ===
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:<br>  *[[American Indian Allotment Records|Allotment records]] *[[American Indian Annuity Rolls|Annuity rolls]] *[[American Indian Census Rolls|Census records]] *[[American Indian Correspondence and Reports|Correspondence]] *[[American Indian Health Records|Health records]] *[[American Indian Correspondence and Reports|Reports]] *[[American Indian School Records|School census and records]] *[[American Indian Vital Records Supplements in Census Rolls|Vital records]]  Some historical records of this agency, including correspondence, etc., are part of the records of the [[California Superintendency of Indian Affairs|California Superintendency]] records. === References === <references />
*Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.<br>
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