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Elko Band Colony of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians

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The Elko Colony is located in Elko County, at the town of Elko, in northeastern Nevada.

  • Established -- 23 March 1918
  • Agency (BIA) -- Eastern Nevada Agency
  • Principal tribes -- The Elko Constituent Band of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone
  • Population -- 1969: 140 resident [1]

History

The Elko Colony of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone was established on 23 March 1918 by Executive Order. A small parcel of land was added in 1931[2].

Colony Contact Information

Elko Colony[3]
P.O. Box 748
Elko, Nevada 89803
Telephone: (702) 738-8889
Fax:(702) 753-5439

Records

Land Records 

Land is tribally owned.

Websites

References

  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 website celebrating American Indian Tribes of the US and Canada Available online
  3. AAA NativeArts.com, a website celebrating American Indian Tribes of the US and Canada Available online

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