Mooretown Rancheria of Maidu Indians
The Mooretown Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California is a federally recognized tribe of Concow and Maidu people in Butte County. Concow, or Konkow, people are the northwestern or foothill branch of the Maidu people, who traditionally spoke the Concow language
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|English, traditionally Concow and Maidu|
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|other Concow and Maidu people|
Mooretown Rancheria is headquartered in Oroville, California. The tribe is governed by a democratically elected, tribal council, and the current tribal chairperson is Ben Clark.
https://mooretowndistributees.com/, Original Mooretown Distributees. All records are from BIA FOIA request.
The Mooretown Rancheria is a federally recognized ranchería with an area of 109 acres. It is located in the community of Oroville East, in suburban Oroville. Other nearby communities include South Oroville and Palermo.
The tribe owns and operates the Feather Falls Casino, Feather Falls Casino Brewing Company, The Lodge at Feather Falls Casino, KOA Kampground, Feather Falls Mini Mart, and the Feather Smoke Shop, all located in Oroville.
- Pritzker, Barry M. A Native American Encyclopedia: History, Culture, and Peoples. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0-19-513877-1
- Mooretown Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California, official website
- Tribal History, Feather Falls