Thursday, August 23, 2012

Margarita Brittain - Fullblood Kupa Indian

This is an informational booklet on Margarita Brittain.  She was a fullblood Kupa (Cupa, Cupeno) Indian from Warner's Hot Springs.  Her and her children were removed from the village of Kupa at Warner's Hot Springs in 1903 during the Cupeno Trail of Tears.  Margarita and her children received allotments at Pala and became part of the Pala Band of Mission Indians.

162 of Margarita Brittain's descendents were wrongly disenrolled from their tribe by Pala's Executive Committee.  The preponderance of evidence demonstrates Margarita Brittain was a fullblood Kupa Indian and her descendents are entitled to be enrolled at Pala.   The BIA Agrees.

Margarita Brittain Booklet

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