Gila River Indian Community

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Exercising jurisdiction since August 1, 2018.

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The Gila River Indian Community is located 17 miles south of downtown Phoenix, Arizona. The reservation spans 600 square miles. The tribe is composed of two distinct tribes – the Akimel O’otham (Pima) and the Pee-Posh (Maricopa). The tribe has approximately 20,000 members. The Gila River Indian Community Court was established in 1960, and includes two Courts that service different geographic areas of the community. The Court currently has a staff of 58, including a Chief Judge and 5 Associate Judges. Gila River Indian Community received a $495,000 grant from OVW in 2017 to support the exercise of SDVCJ.

Map showing Gila River Indian Community's reservation

Tourism, Gila River Indian Community,  (last visited July 19, 2018).

Judicial Branch, Gila River Indian Community, (last visited July 19, 2018).