Border Tribes

Border Tribes and Maps

Click here to see maps of the Border Tribe locations.

Arizona Border Tribes (4):


Pascua Yaqui


Tohono O'Odham

California Border Tribes (19 reservations=18 tribes)):

Barona Band of Mission Indians

Campo Kumeyaay Nation

Capitan Grande Reservation (land)

Ewiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians

Inaja-Cosmit Band of Mission Indians

Jamul Indian Village

La Jolla Band of Luiseno

La Posta Band of Mission Indians

Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians

Manzanita Band of Kumeyaay Nation

Mesa Grande Band Of Indians

Pala Band of Mission Indians

Pauma Band of Mission Indians

Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians

Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians

San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians

Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel

Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation

Viejas Band of the Kumeyaay Indians

Texas Border Tribes (2):

Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas

Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo

Indigenous Communities of Mexico (5):

Cucapa (Cocopah)

Kikapu (Kickapoo)

Kumiai (Kumeyaay)


San Francisquito (Tohono O'Odham)

*These indigenous Communities are connected to the US Tribes as notated. The US-Mexico Boundary dissected these tribal villages from one another but families remain in contact and cross the US-Mexico border for traditional cultural and ceremonial purposes.