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Take Action

ACTION ALERT -- You can provide much needed, immediate support for the SSMN’s campaign for federal recognition by emailing or calling the following congressional staff and urging Representative Tom McClintock, and Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla, to contact the Office of Federal Acknowledgement (OFA) and express their support for our Tribe’s petition for federal recognition.

Thanks to the help of our supporters, our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, which was submitted to the OFA over FOUR YEARS ago (May 7, 2019), has finally been satisfied.

Please consider writing a letter or calling the congressional staff at the telephone numbers provided.

Ms. Denise Sahatdjian

Office of Senator Feinstein

Field Representative

2500 Tulare Street, Suite 4290
Fresno, CA 93721

Phone (direct line): (559) 485-9137
Phone (office): (559) 485-7430
Fax: (559) 485-9689

Ms. Sarah Swig

Office of Senator Padilla

112 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington DC 20510

(202) 224-3553

Mr. Matt Reed

Office of Congressman McClintock

2200A Douglas Blvd, Suite 240
Roseville, CA 95661

Phone: (916) 786-5560 

FOIA Reqest to OFA

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Make a Donation

Make a tax-deductible donation to our non-profit, American Indian Council of Mariposa County (AICMC).
Support our cause and community events by sending a check to:
P.O. Box 186 Mariposa, CA 95338
or via the "donate" button below.


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Write A Letter of Support

Department of the Interior

Office of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs Attention: Office of Federal Acknowledgement 1849 C Street, NW, MS-4071 MIB

Washington, D.C. 20240

Please address comments on the Proposed Finding or requests for a copy of the report to the address above.


Your comment letter, along with copies of any additional documents submitted with it, must be mailed on or before Dec. 6th, 2023

and reference Petitioner #82:

Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation,  CA.

Please also provide the Tribe with a copy of your comments by mail to 

P.O. Box 186, Mariposa, CA 95338



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