The Bureau of Indian Affairs bought a 15-acre tract near Graton to be the "village home" of the Marshall, Bodega, Tomales and Sebastopol Indians in 1920. The government consolidated these neighboring groups into the Graton Rancheria thus establishing them as federally recognized tribes of American Indians, known today as the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria. They are Southern Pomo and Coast Miwok peoples.
Official Tribal Name: Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
Address: 6400 Redwood Drive, Suite 300, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Phone: (707) 566-2288
Official Website: www.gratonrancheria.com
Recognition Status: Federally Recognized
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Marshall Indians, Marin Miwok, Tomales, Tomales Bay, and Hookooeko.
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Confederacy: Pomo and Miwok
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People of Note:
Julia F. Parker, b. 1928 - Master basket weaver.
Greg Sarris, b. 1952 - Professor and author.
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