List of Indian reservations in the United States

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A Bureau of Indian Affairs map of Indian reservations in the contiguous United States.

This is a list of Indian reservations and other tribal homelands in the United States. In Canada, the Indian reserve is a similar institution.

Reservations

Most of the tribal land base in the United States was set aside by the Federal government as Indian Reservations. In California, about half of its reservations are called Rancherias. In New Mexico, most reservations are called Pueblos. In some western states, notably Nevada, there are Native American areas called Indian Colonies.

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Joint Use Areas

Oklahoma Tribal Statistical Areas

An Oklahoma Tribal Statistical Area is a statistical entity identified and delineated by federally recognized American Indian tribes in Oklahoma that formerly had a reservation but do not now have a reservation in that state. Often, an OTSA will be that of the former Indian Reservation in Oklahoma.

Joint Use Areas

Hawaiian Homelands

Alaska Native Village Statistical Areas

Alaska Natives previously had many small reserves scattered around Alaska; however, all but one (the Annette Island Reserve of Tsimshian) were repealed with the passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971.

Alaska Native Regional Corporations

As part of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971, thirteen Alaska Native Regional Corporations were established, of which twelve have land-based authorities; while a thirteenth, known as The 13th Regional Corporation, does not. The twelve land-based Regional Corporations are:

Tribal Designated Statistical Areas

Tribal Designated Statistical Area is a statistical entity identified and delineated for the Census Bureau by a Federally recognized American Indian tribe that does not currently have a Federally established Indian Reservation.

State Designated American Indian Reservation

State Designated American Indian Reservation is the land area designated by a State for State recognized, but not Federally recognized, American Indian tribes.

State Designated American Indian Statistical Areas

State Designated American Indian Statistical Area is statistical entity identified and delineated for the Census Bureau by a State recognized American Indian tribe that does not currently have either a State or Federally established Indian Reservation.

See also

Tribal entities:

General:

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