Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation is located within Maricopa County about twenty-three miles northeast of Phoenix. The desert landscape is contrasted by the Verde River, which flows north to south through the reservation. The Abaaja (Yavapai) are indigenous to Central Arizona, one of the remaining many bands of the Yavapai Indians residing on the 24,000 acre reservation. The Yavapai is recognized as a sovereign government by the United States which maintains a government to government relationship.
The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation has several other enterprises crucial to local economic development. These include Fort McDowell Farm and Yavapai Materials.
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