Tribal Profile

Tribal Profile

  • Descendants of the Plains and Sierra Miwok who lived and prospered in the Sacramento Valley
  • 1958 Rancheria Act terminated federal trusts; Congress ratified the termination in 1964
  • Federal recognition lost in 1964, restored in 2009
  • Over 700 members currently
  • Over 62% live in South Sacramento County
  • 40% of members under 18
  • 60% of tribal youth reside in Elk Grove Unified School District

Long-term effects of termination: poverty, health, & social problems

  • 62% unemployment rate (U.S. average: 6.3%)
  • Median annual income $20,000 (U.S. poverty line for family of four: $24,000/yr.) 
  • 38% without health insurance (U.S. average: 10.4%)
  • College graduation rate 14% (U.S. average: 34%)

Wilton Rancheria Tribal Elected Officials

Raymond Hitchcock


Cammeron Hodson


Tonya Caldwell

Tribal Council Spokesperson

David Andrews

Tribal Council Vice Spokesperson

Mark Andrews

Tribal Council Member

Jesus Tarango

Tribal Council Member

Elizabeth Singh

Tribal Council Member

Annette Williams

Tribal Council Member

Joseph Rangel

Tribal Council Member