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Official Tribal Name:
Campo Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Campo Indian ReservationAddress: 36190 Church Road, Campo, CA 91906
Phone: (619) 478-9046
Fax: (619) 478-5818
Traditional Name / Traditional Meaning
Inaja Band - Inaja means "the people."
Kumeyaay - meaning not known.
Campo Kumeyaay Nation is what this tribe calls itself today.
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Diegueno is the Spanish name for the Ipai–Kumeyaay–Tipai, now often referred to collectively as Kumeyaay.
Land Area: 15,010 acres (60.7 km2)
Tribal Headquarters: Campo, CA
Time Zone: Pacific
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Charter: The tribal constitution was ratified on July 13, 1975, which established a governing council consisting of all band members aged 18 or over.
Name of Governing Body: Tribal Council
Number of Council members: 7
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Number of Executive Officers: 4
Hokan -> Yuman–Cochimí -> Delta–California -> Kumeyaay (AKA Southern Diegueño, Campo, Kamia)
Number of fluent Speakers:
Hinton (1994:28) suggested a conservative estimate of 50 surviving Kumeyaay speakers. A more liberal estimate (including speakers of Ipai and Tipai), supported by the results of the Census 2000, is 110 people in the US, including 15 persons under the age of eighteen. 50 speakers in 1994.
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Muht Hei, Inc. is the tribe's corporation, which oversees Golden Acorn Casino, Campo Materials, and Kumeyaay Wind, a wind farm with 25 turbines.The tribe owns and operates the Golden Acorn Casino, the Golden Grill Restaurant, the Del Oro Deli, and a travel center, all located in Campo.
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