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Diegueno Indians

United States Gotoarrow.png American Indians Gotoarrow.png California Gotoarrow.png Indigenous Peoples of California Gotoarrow.png Diegueno Indians

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 HeadquartersEdit


Brief TimelineEdit

Additional ReferencesEdit

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.


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:


Bands on their ReservationsEdit

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


For Further ReadingEdit

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