What tribe is Wekopa?
The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation takes pride in its economic development and the expansion of direct services to meet the changing needs of all tribal members while at the same time preserving traditional values.
Why was Fort McDowell important to the Apache?
It was named for Major General Irvin McDowell. The fort was located within Indian country and built to be near the area’s travel routes in an effort to protect them from the Apache who lived in the Gila River and Salt River valleys.
Where did the Yavapai live?
COMMUNITY PROFILE: The Yavapai have lived in central and western Arizona for centuries. Today there are three primary groups of Yavapai: The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, the Yavapai-Apache Nation, and the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe.
What is the population of Fort McDowell Arizona?
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|Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Reservation||Arizona|
|Number of Households||305||2,524,300|
|Average Household Size||3.62||2.69|
Is there bingo at Fort McDowell?
Bingo action is offered 7 days a week, with Matinee @ 12:00 p.m. (Mon, Thurs, Sat & Sun) and Evening @ 6:30 p.m. (Monday-Sunday), and FREE Morning Bingo on Sunday morning @ 8:00am. *Please note, there are several designated smoking areas available, with one located just outside of the Bingo Hall.