California Valley Miwok Tribe, California
(Sheep Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California)
2140 Shattuck Ave. #602, Berkeley, California 94704

Phone: 510-486-1314 E-mail:


Tribal Council:

Velma WhiteBear, Toni Lopez, Michael Mendibles; Iva Carsoner; Antoinette Lopez, Gilbert Ramirez, Jr., Brianna Sanchez
Chadd Everone, Deputy


Tribal Meeting - Saturday, April 20, 2019 at the Mountain Ranch Community Club, 8049 Washington, St., Mountain Ranch CA starting at 12:30. Food is pot-luck.


Court Hearing - On November 15, 2018, the US. Court of Appeals case by Silvia Burley will be heard in: Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, 95 Seventh Street San Francisco CA 94103. The proceedings start at 9:00 am; and the case will be heard sometime that morning. Burley file suit to over turn the Washburn Determination of December 2015. Her original suit was Dismissed in the District Court and that Dismissal is now being challenged in the Court of Appeals. It will be short hearing, about 20 minutes and the government will do most of our presentation. If you have access to the Internet, you may be able to see the hearing on "Live Video Streaming" on November 15 starting at 9 a.m. Log to this link and select the San Francisco link:

Language Symposium - November 7 to 9, 2018 Annual All MeWuk Language Symposium at the Black Oak Conference Center.

In Memoriam - On August 16, 2018 Tribal Elder, Charles Edward Wilson passed away.

In Memoriam - On December 12, Yakima Dixie passed away. Services will be held on December 30.

Current Litigation - Burley looses in cases against the Federal government and Everone.

Discussion On Seasonal Allergy - US Department of the Interior - April 19th at 6:00 AM PST

Health - Ticks and Lyme Disease


In Memoriam - Harvey Milton Brabbin 1946-2016


In Memoriam - Lucinda Rose Ramirez


Wahhoga Village Roundhouse Construction

Native Youth Retreat - March 23, 2016

DQU Deed-Day Celebration Pow-Wow-April 2-3, 2016

3rd Annual, Chaw'se Day - May 28 & 29, 2016 & Exihibitor Application

BIA Determination on Tribal Authority

In Memoriam - Andrea Gonzales


Butte Fire Claims Form


In memoriam - Antone Azevedo, Jr.

Chaw'se Big Time 20015

All Me-Wuk Language Symposium
November 3-5, 2-15, Black Oak Casino (209) 928 -5329

Scholarship Craft Day - Saturday September 19, 2015

Calaveras Miwok Celebration - August 14-16, 2015.

Free camping Friday through Saturday. Dinner at about 2 p.m. on Saturday. Bring side dishes, salads, fruits (main dishes are provided).

Sourgrass (Wakaluu Hep Yoo (Wild River) Campground) area campgrounds are located on the banks of the North Fork of the Stanislaus River, several miles south of Dorrington.

Fishing License Application

Loom Beading Class - January 18, 2015

Cultural Monitoring Training - Nov. 17-21

Native American Heritage Month

Calaveras Big Time September 19-21, 2014

Miwok Language Symposium - November 3-6, 2014 Hotel Conference Center

M.A.C.T Health Boards Notices and Forms

Status of the Federal Litigation

Status of the State Litigation - Burley suit dismissed

Basketry Group


Architectural rendering


Big Trees State Park



Language Group - Schedule     Indian Census of 1929
Some Historic Images   Miwok Salt Mines found  



Abuse of Tribal Property - Escondido Place - Full Report


Special Event - 40th Annual Native American Day Celebration