Brief history of community — The Apaches are descendants of the Athabascan family who migrated to the Southwest in the 10th century. Over time, many bands of Apache were relocated to the San Carlos reservation from their traditional homelands, which once extended through Arizona and New Mexico. The San Carlos Apache Reservation was established by executive order in 1872.
What tribes make up the community/heritage — The Chiricahua Apache tribe and surrounding Yavapai and Apache bands were forcibly removed from their homelands.
Population — 10,710
Native language — Nnee’
Membership size — 16,760
Geographical size — 1.8 million acres in northern Graham, southeastern Gila and eastern Pinal counties.
Terry Rambler, Chairman
Tao Etpison, Vice Chairman
Bernadette Goode, Seven Mile District Councilwoman
John Antonio Jr., Seven Mile District Councilman
Frederick Ferreira, Peridot District Councilman
Dr. John Bush, Peridot District Councilman
Velasquez Sneezy Sr., Gilson Wash District Councilman
Simon Hooke, Gilson Wash District Councilman
Allred Pike Jr., Bylas District Councilman
Jonathan Kitcheyan, Bylas District Councilman
Ned Anderson Jr., Bylas District Councilman
Tribal headquarters — San Carlos