SOUTHERN SIERRA MIWUK NATION
Updated: Apr 11, 2022
Michəksəsəə - "WELCOME"
Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation (Petitioner #82) is seeking self-determination, self-governance, and acknowledgment through the federal recognition process. This designation will allow our tribe to assert our tribal sovereignty rights. Federal recognition allows access to further health benefits, scholarships for higher education, funding opportunities to support our wellbeing and cultural continuance.
Comments on the Proposed Finding (PF) or requests for a copy of the report on the PF should be submitted to:
Department of the Interior
Office of the Assistant Secretary–Indian Affairs
Attn: Office of Federal Acknowledgment
1849 C Street NW, MS–4071 MIB
Washington, DC 20240
Reference Petitioner #82: Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation, CA.
Parties who submit comments on the PF should also provide a copy via mail or email to our council
Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation
Attn: Sandra Chapman, Chairperson
P.O. Box 186
Mariposa, CA 95338
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
R. Lee Fleming, Director, Office of Federal Acknowledgment (OFA), (202) 513-7650