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Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria is a federally recognized tribe of the Mattole and Eel River, Bear River and Wiyot People of Humboldt County, located in Loleta, CA.

Bear River is governed by a Tribal Council. The Tribal Council is comprised of seven (7) Members elected to staggered terms of four (4)years. Current Tribal Chairman is Barry Brenard. Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria has 615 Enrolled Tribal Citizens. Enrollment in the Bear River Band is based on residency on the Rohnerville Rancheria and being a lineal descent of those residents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The vision of the Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria is shaping a secure healthy future by responsibly exercising sovereignty, investing in our people, refining and evolving as a tribal organization, preserving and revitalizing our culture while serving the best interests of all people.”
 
” The mission of Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria is to promote balance between quality of life, self sufficiency, sustainability and cultural awareness for Bear River.”