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image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 30 January 2008
Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians
Established by the Executive Orders of 1875 and 1934
Location: Eastern San Diego County, near the Town of Alpine, CA (also known as the Baron Long Reservation)
Area: 1,609 acres
Population: @ 289
Tribal Chairman: Bobby L.Barrett (2007-)
Previous Chairman: Anthony R. Pico
Only few years ago, unemployment was as high as 80 % and 60 % of the housing was substandard. Today, nobody is on welfare and the future looks really bright. They own Viejas Casino and Outlet Center with the outdoor concert venue featuring top-name entertainment in the summer. It is a popular place for the San Diegans and tourists alike The flags of the Viejas Band are common sight around Alpine, CA.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 30 January 2008
A white flag with a large yellow ring, inside divided per saltire red, black, white blue.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 28 January 2008