Welcome to the California Valley Miwok Tribe informational page. On this page you will find information regarding activities to organize and guide eligible participants through the process of organization.


    • Click here for a copy of the August 30, 2023, Meeting Transcript.
    • Click here for a copy of the August 30, 2023, Power Point Presentation.


    July 31, 2023

    Notice is hereby given that the next organizational meeting for the California Valley Miwok Tribe will be held August 30, 2023, at 2:00 PM. The meeting will be held in person at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds, with a virtual option for those who cannot attend in-person.

    The meeting will be held at the following address:

    Calaveras County Fairgrounds, Mark Twain Hall

    2465 Gun Club Road

    Angels Camp CA 95222

    The hall will open at 12:30 PM to allow members of the eligible groups to sign-in and take their seats. Please be advised only those individuals who received letters stating they are members of the eligible groups consistent with the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs December 30, 2015, decision, as amended May 31, 2022, will be allowed to participate. Should you require assistance to attend the meeting you will be allowed to bring one person into the hall to assist you. Be further advised anyone participating in the meeting will be required to show a photo ID. It is strongly recommended you bring a copy of your letter stating you are eligible to participate. All individuals must sign in, including those aiding someone participating the meeting.

    If you are unable to attend in-person, email CVMT-CDIB@bia.gov to request information to register virtually.

    It is the purpose of this meeting to discuss the process in which a proposed governing document will be developed to move forward to an eventual petition for a Secretarial Election. This meeting is not to conduct a Secretarial Election. A portion of the meeting will allow for questions and answers. Please note only those eligible to participate in the Organization of the California Valley Miwok Tribe will be permitted to ask questions or make statements.

    Should you have a question, please contact Harley Long, Superintendent, at harley.long@bia.gov, or Carol Rogers-Davis, Tribal Operations Officer, at carol.rogers-davis@bia.gov, or by phone at (279) 444-0323

      Previous Public Notices

      This and previous notices were also published in area newspapers and can found here:

      Interior Board of Indian Appeals (IBIA) Decisions