All federally-recognized Indian tribes based in California may be voting members of the organization. Membership is granted upon receipt of a duly adopted tribal government resolution, motion or other official governance action of the member tribe that is in substantial conformity to the membership resolution approved by the Board of Directors. To see the model CTFC membership resolution click here.

Tribes considering membership are encouraged to contact CTFC to discuss changes to the membership resolution to ensure it meets with the tribe’s need.

Federally-recognized tribes not located in California and non-federally-recognized tribes, as well as tribal or Indian child welfare organizations may join CTFC as non-voting members.

Current member tribes include:

  1. Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria
  2. Big Lagoon Rancheria
  3. Big Sandy Rancheria of Western Mono Indians
  4. Bishop Paiute Indian Tribe
  5. Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria
  6. Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians
  7. Dry Creek Band of Pomo Indians
  8. Enterprise Rancheria Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe
  9. Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
  10. Fort Independence Indian Reservation
  11. Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Tribe
  12. Hopland Band of Pomo Indians
  13. Ione Band of Miwok Indians
  14. Jamul Indian Village of California
  15. Karuk Tribe
  16. Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria
  17. Morongo Band of Mission Indians
  18. North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California
  19. Pala Band of Mission Indians
  20. Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians
  21. Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians
  22. Pit River Tribe
  23. Redding Rancheria
  24. Redwood Valley Little River Band of Pomo Indians
  25. Resighini Rancheria
  26. Robinson Rancheria
  27. Round Valley Indian Tribes
  28. Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians
  29. Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians
  30. Susanville Indian Rancheria
  31. Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation
  32. Wilton Rancheria
  33. Yurok Tribe

Association members include:

  1. Southern California Tribal Chairman’s Association
  2. Central California Tribal Chairman’s Association
  3. Northern California Tribal Chairman’s Association
  4. Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians