Jamul Indian Village

Jamul Indian Village

Jamul Indian Village
San Diego County, Jamul is highlighted in red
Total population
60[1]–120 enrolled members[2]
Regions with significant populations
United States (California)
Ipai,[3] English
Traditional tribal religion,
Christianity (Roman Catholic)
Related ethnic groups
other Kumeyaay tribes, Cocopa, Quechan, Paipai, and Kiliwa

The Jamul Indian Village of California is a federally recognized tribe of Kumeyaay Indians,[4] who are sometimes known as Mission Indians.


The Jamul Indian Village is a federal reservation, located 10 miles southeast of El Cajon, in southeastern San Diego County, California.[4] It is six acres large[2] No one lives on the reservation although 20 members lived there in the 1970s. It was established in 1912.[5]


The Jamul Indian Village is headquartered in Jamul, California. They are governed by a democratically elected tribal council. Raymond Hunter is their current tribal chairperson.[6]


  1. ^ "California Indians and Their Reservations: P. SDSU Library and Information Access: Population. (retrieved 22 May 2010)
  2. ^ a b Pritzker, 146
  3. ^ Eargle, 118
  4. ^ a b "California Indians and Their Reservations: J. SDSU Library and Information Access. (retrieved 22 May 2010)
  5. ^ Shipek, 613
  6. ^ "Tribal Governments by Tribe." National Congress of American Indians. (retrieved 22 May 2010)


  • Eargle, Jr., Dolan H. California Indian Country: The Land and the People. San Francisco: Tree Company Press, 1992. ISBN 0-937401-20-X.
  • Pritzker, Barry M. A Native American Encyclopedia: History, Culture, and Peoples. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0-19-513877-1.
  • Shipek, Florence C. "History of Southern California Mission Indians." Handbook of North American Indians. Volume ed, Heizer, Robert F. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978. 610-618. ISBN 0-87474-187-4.

External links

  • Jamul Indian Village, official website