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Native American Tribes of Central Arizona

There are 21 Native American tribes in Arizona, with 250,000 Native Americans living in Arizona. Reservations and tribal communities comprise over a quarter of Arizona's lands. Here are profiles of the Indian tribes of Central Arizona.

Native Trails
Get information about Native Trails, a free event in Scottsdale taking place over several weeks each winter.

World Championship Hoop Dance Contest
Find out about The Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest in Phoenix. Pictures, details, admission, location.

Heard Museum Indian Fair and Market
You can purchase authentic Native American art at the annual Heard Museum Indian Fair and Market in Phoenix, AZ, held each winter.

Pueblo Grande Museum
See pictures and learn about the Pueblo Grande Museum. The Pueblo Grande Museum is located in Phoenix, Arizona, right near Sky Harbor Airport.

Culture Tour at Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa
Details about the Culture Tour at Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa in Chandler, Arizona. The Culture Tour at Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa is free and open to the public.

Map of Casinos in Greater Phoenix
Use this interactive map to find the casinos that are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, AZ.

Arizona Indian Festival
Get the details about the Arizona Indian Festival. The Arizona Indian Festival is held each year in Phoenix, Arizona.

Buying Native American Art
There are many fine pieces of art created by members of Indian tribes. If you are considering buying a piece of Native American art, here are some tips that will ensure you are forever happy with your purchase.

Deer Valley Rock Art Center
In May, 2000 the Phoenix Pride Commission named this place as the newest Phoenix Point of Pride. How many petroglyphs can you find?

Fort McDowell Casino
Quick facts and important details about Fort McDowell Casino in Fountain Hills, AZ. Includes directions and ticket info. Fort McDowell Casino is very close to Scottsdale and Mesa.

How To Pronounce the Names of Indian Tribes
There are many Indian tribes in Arizona, and some of them have difficult names. Here are some of them with phonetic pronunciations.

Kachina Doll
Most Kachinas are products of the Hopi Indian craftsmen. Why, when, where did the inspiration come from? What do the dolls represent?

Kachina Framed Art Prints
If you or someone you know collects kachina dolls or Native American art, these framed art prints will be a unique addition to the collection.

Kai
Read a review of the restaurant Kai, located on the Gila River Indian Community at the Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa. Kai is an upscale restaurant in Chandler, Arizona.

Kokopelli - Kokopelli Legend
Find out about Kokopelli and the legend that surrounds him. Kokopelli is a magical flute player often depicted with a sack of gifts.

Mesa Powwow
See colorful pictures of Native American dressed in costume at the Mesa Powwow held in Mesa, AZ.

Native American Arts Festival
Get information about the annual Native American Arts Festival held in Litchfield Park, Arizona. The Native American Arts Festival features award winning artists, entertainment, and more.

Native American Gifts
Native American influence is prevalent in the Southwest, and these gifts will be pleasing reminders of a culture rich in history.

Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market
The Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market is an annual event in central Phoenix where Native American artisans offer their products for sale.

Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market Photo Gallery
Photos taken at the Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market in Phoenix, Arizona. The Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market is held each fall in central Phoenix.

Showroom at Casino Arizona
Quick facts and important details about the Showroom at Casino Arizona in Scottsdale, AZ. Includes directions, ticket info, and tips.

What is Kokopelli - Who is Kokopelli
Find out what Kokopelli is. Kokopelli is the magical hump-backed flute player.

AK-Chin Indian Community
This Arizona Indian tribe focuses primarily on agriculture.

Gila River Indian Community
This Arizona Indian tribe operates one of the most successful Native American business parks in the U.S.

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
A large, popular shopping area, The Pavilions, is actually located on land owned by this Arizona Indian tribe.

Tohono O'odham Nation
This Arizona Indian tribe has one of the largest reservations in the country.

Yavapai-Apache Nation
This Arizona Indian tribe is located in the Upper Verde Valley.

More Arizona Native American Tribes
The five Indian tribes listed above are reltively close to the Phoenix area--within a couple hours drive. But there are more Native American tribes located throughtout Arizona.

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