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Most Populous Indian Reservations, 2000

Below is a list of Indian Reservations in the United States with the largest populations. As of October 2011, the 2010 U.S. Census data has not been published. */ Reserv…

Port Angeles

(Encyclopedia) Port Angeles ăn´jələs [key], city (1990 pop. 17,710), seat of Clallam co., NW Wash., on Juan de Fuca Strait opposite Victoria, British Columbia; inc. 1890. A port of entry with a good harb...

Palm Springs

(Encyclopedia) Palm Springs, city (1990 pop. 40,181), Riverside co., S Calif.; founded 1876, inc. 1938. It is a verdant desert oasis and a resort with classic mid-20th cent. architecture (known as Mid-Century...

Monument Valley

(Encyclopedia) Monument Valley, scenic arid region, c.2,000 sq mi (5,000 sq km), SE Utah and NE Ariz. Located in the Navajo Indian Reservation, Monument Valley is not a true valley but an area of monolithlike...

Means, Russell

(Encyclopedia) Means, Russell, 1939–2012, Native American activist, b. Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, S.Dak. An Oglala Sioux, he grew up near San Francisco, and attended four colleges but never graduated. H...

Joseph

(Encyclopedia) Joseph (Chief Joseph), c.1840–1904, chief of a group of Nez Percé . On his father's death in 1871, Joseph became leader of one of the groups that refused to leave the land ceded to the...

Alexie, Sherman

(Encyclopedia) Alexie, Sherman (Sherman Joseph Alexie, Jr.), 1966–, Native American writer, b. Wellpinit, Spokane Indian Reservation, E Wash., studied Gonzaga Univ. and Washington State Univ. (B.A., 1991). ...

casino

(Encyclopedia) casino or cassino both: kəsē´nō [key]. 1 Card game played with a full deck by two to four players. Its origins are obscure though it probably traces back to the Italian game ...