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Pipa Aha Macav

The Pipa Aha Macav, or the “people who live along the river,” (Fort Mojave Indian Tribe) is a Native American nation with a reservation located in parts of Arizona, California, and Nevada. The Pipa Aha Macav are part of the Yuman linguistic family, and have also been known as the Mojave people. The War Department created the Fort Mojave Indian Reservation on August 4th, 1870 for the Pipa Aha Macav. The Pipa Aha Macav currently own nearly 42,000 acres of land, and their tribal population numbers 1,082 members. The community’s main economic enterprise is agriculture, with 15,000 acres cultivated. The Pipa Aha Macav also own the Avi Resort and Casino in Laughlin, Nevada.

“About Us | Fort Mojave Indian Tribe.” Accessed August 9, 2016.

“Welcome to the Avi Resort and Casino!” Avi Resort and Casino | Laughlin’s Place to Play! Accessed August 9, 2016.