Washoe Tribal Court

The Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California has close to 3,500 acres of land located in western Nevada and eastern California. It consists of at least ten geographically distinct tracts of land. The Washoe communities include the Woodfords Indian Community located in Alpine County California. The Washoe tribe is the only tribe in California which currently exercises exclusive jurisdiction over child-welfare matters involving the tribe’s children residing on the tribe’s reservation lands.