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Tribal Headquarters

Goshute Indians

P.O. Box 6104
195 Tribal Center Road
Ibapah, Utah 84034
Phone: 1.435.234.1138
Fzx: 1.435.234.1162


There are two federally recognized tribes; the Confederated Tribes of Goshute Reservation and the Skull Valley Band of Goshute Indians of Utah.

Brief Timeline

  • 1776: First European contact
  • 1847: The Latter Day Saints (Mormon's) arrive in Salt Lake Valley
  • 1850-1860: conflict with settlers
  • 1863:  October 12, Treaty of Tooele Valley,
  • 1912: Skull Valley Reservation established (17,920 acres)
  • 1917: Skull Valley Reservation expanded by 640 acres
  • 1934: Goshute Reservation on the Utah-Nevada boarder established (Goshute, Paiute and Bannock)
  • 1940: Confereated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation 
  • 1996: Tribal enrollment 111

Additional References to the History of the Tribe and/or Band

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Goshute tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods.


Bureau of Indian Affairs Jurisdictions


The following Agencies of the Bureau of Indian Affairs had jurisdiction over all or part of the Goshute Indians for the years indicated:


Census Records

Roll 167: Goshute (Goshute, Shoshoni, Paiute, Kanosh, and Pahvant Indians), 1917-23

Roll 199: Kaibab (Paiute and Goshute Indians), 1910-1919, 1921-27

Roll 330: Paiute (Paiute, Goshute, and Ute Indians), 1928-31

Roll 331: Paiute (Paiute, Goshute, and Ute Indians), 1932-33

Roll 332: Paiute (Paiute, Goshute, and Ute Indians), 1934-35

Roll 333: Paiute (Paiute, Goshute, and Ute Indians), 1936-37

Roll 334: Paiute (Paiute, Goshute, and Ute Indians), 1938-39

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