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Poston Monument
One of our top tourist attractions, the Poston Monument marks the location where more than 17,000 Japanese-Americans were interned during World War II. More...

April 3, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATES... Click on Link for Updates, Notices, Press Releases and Information

The Colorado River Indian Tribes are committed to combatting the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Colorado River Indian Reservation. Extensive efforts have been made in attempt to slow the spread of this rapidly growng disease. The Tribal Council has diligently contemplated all enacted actions and continues to develop future protocol in an attempt to restrict access to our community from recreational visitors and impose action necessary to keep people in their homes. Below are links to CRIT's Stay at Home Order and those issued by nearby states. We urge you to please follow the respective orders and stay at home except for the essential needs as described in the orders. We must all do our parts to slow the spread of this disease. Thank You and Be safe.

Colorado River Indian Tribes' statement for Stay at Home Order

R-54-20 Tribal Council Resolution to Require All Non-Essential Businesses to Close and all Non-Essential Personnel to Stay at Home

Arizona Stay-at-Home Order - Executive Order 2020-18

California Stay-at-Home Order - Executive Order N-33-20

Nevada Stay-at-Home Order


April 2, 2020

April 1, 2020

March 17, 2020

Subject:: Request for Project Review
Ridges at Peoria
18170 N 91st Ave.
Peoria, AZ 85382
FHA Project Number: 123-22100

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has received an application for mortgage insurance under Section 232 of the National Housing Act which involved repair to address poor drainage. Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 as amended, HUD is preparing an environmental review of the property...


January 27, 2020

Get Involved with your Tribal Government by Serving on a Board or Committee
October 18, 2019

A great way to take part of our tribal community is to serve on a board or committee. The Colorado River Indian Tribes wishes to thank you for taking that initial step forward to participate in our local tribal governance by serving as a Board or Committee member. The Tribal Boards and Committees serve as an advisory or regulatory group that set standards, make decisions regarding policies, and provide guidance to programs under the Tribal government. As a volunteer your time, knowledge and leadership skills can make a difference in a significant and meaningful way.

Tribal Board Vacancies...


Congratulations to Audriana Mitchell 2019-2020 Miss Indian Arizona

Photo courtesy of Miss Indian Arizona Association

CRIT Royalty 2019-2020, L-R, Marilyn Lomayesva, Junior Miss; Nokomis Stone, Miss CRIT; Winter Harper, Little Miss

Photo courtesy of CRIT Royalty Pageant

2019 Tribal Member Distribution
October 16, 2019

Tribal Council has approved a 2019 Tribal Member Distribution payment..

CRIT Fish & Game 2020 Permit Rates
August 22, 2019

Beginning January 2020 CRIT Entry Permits will increase..

CRIT Chairman Dennis Patch comments on the System Conservation Agreement with the State of Arizona
August 16, 2019

Colorado River Indian Tribes Assumes Major Role In Drought Relief Efforts In Arizona and Western U.S.
August 7, 2019

(PHOENIX) The Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) has been recognized by the Central Arizona Project for signing the System Conservation Agreement with the State of Arizona and its crucial role in drought relief. This took place during the August first Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAP) regular meeting in Phoenix.

Federal Grant Award to Local Tribe Helps Measure Water Deliveries
August 7, 2019

(PARKER, AZ.) Today, the Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) announced they will receive a $250,000 federal grant from the Department of the Interior. This award was made possible only after the tribe, Arizona Senator Martha McSally, and Rep. Raul Grijalva championed a fix to federal law permit tribes to accept WaterSMART grants and protect their tribal water rights for future development. Previously tribes were required to relinquish the conserved part of their water rights when accepting federal funding.

Venomous Snake Training & Handling Course
July 15, 2019

The Fish and Game Department is has posted a course on venomous snakes. For more information follow the link above.

Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) 2019

If you have any questions please contact Tina Evans at
or call (928) 575-1635.



Notice to Update Addresses to All CRIT Tribal Members:

CRIT Tribal members please contact the CRIT Enrollment office to update your mailing addresses as soon as possible. If you have any questions you may direct them to their staff at (928) 669-1240, 1241 or 1304.


The CRIT Multi-Hazard Mitigation DRAFT Plan Flyer to the Public

CRIT Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update December 2018

Region IX Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plan Review Tool

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