The Summit Lake Paiute Tribe is a federally recognized Indian Tribe and has a government-to-government relationship with the federal government, states, counties and other local governments.


Our Story

PHILIP FRANK - Council Member

RANDI DESOTO  - Council Chairperson

 Administration Toll Free: (800) 335-7978

          Phone: (775) 827-9670

Fax: (775) 827-9678

The Administration Office of the Summit Lake Paiute Tribe located in Sparks, Nevada

Hours of Operation are: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm (except Holidays)

EUGENE MACE Sr.  -  Secretary/Treasurer

VACANT -  Council Member

NEDRA CRANE  -  Vice-Chairperson 

                         TERM OF OFFICE

     We are pleased to announce the Summit Lake Paiute Tribal Council,

     Term of Office effective May 19, 2018 through May 18, 2021.


              CONTACT YOUR COUNCIL:

  • VACANT -  Council Member           


     You can also write Council Members at:  
     Summit Lake Paiute Tribe Primary Administrative Office

     1001 N. Rock Blvd.

     Sparks, Nevada  89431 



By election on October 24, 1964, the members of the Agai Panina Ticutta (Summit Lake Fish Eaters) Tribe of the Northern Paiute Nation gave up their traditional form of government, conditionally adopted some of the form of government that was suggested by the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 (see Articles of Association (Constitution) and changed the name of the Tribe to the "Summit Lake Paiute Tribe." The Tribe's Articles of Association were approved by John A. Carver Jr., Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior on January 8, 1965. The Tribe's Reservation is surrounded by Humboldt County in Northwest, Nevada. The Reservation is about 50 miles south of the Oregon state line, and about 50 miles east of the California state line.

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