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Senate Bill 399

It is the mission of the Pyramid Lake Enrollment Committee to…..

Ensure the continued existence of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe based on the intent and spirit of past generations in determining the membership of the Tribe for future generations.

Review and make recommendations for all membership applications in accordance with the provisions set forth in the approved enrollment ordinances of the Tribe.

Provide guidance to the Enrollment Office in all aspects of tribal membership and ensure that accurate information is contained on the Tribal Membership Roll for every enrolled member of the Tribe.

Tribal Enrollment Services processes Tribal membership applications, disenrollments and relinquishment requests for presentation to the Enrollment Committee and ultimately the Tribal Council. Tribal Enrollment Services also assists BIA, various agencies and individuals or other tribes with research, certifications and verifications.

An important function of Tribal Enrollment Services is maintaining the Tribal membership roll and related records in addition to providing statistical data for use by various Tribal programs. Some of the Tribal Membership services include: Certification of Indian Blood, BIA Indian Preference Form 4432 and Eagle Permit applicant certification of enrollment.

Enrollment Applications
Please contact Enrollment Services to obtain a Membership Application.
The following documents are required:

  • Original Application and Family Tree
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card (or copy)
  • Affidavit of Paternity (if needed)
  • For Membership Applications please call, mail, email or fax your name and the address you wish the application to be sent.

    The following Tribal membership services now have forms available online:

  • Ordinance for Membership Eligibility
  • 18 and over Tribal ID request form
  • Under 18 ID request form
  • Enrolled Member Address Update
  • Name Change Request
  • Document Request
  • After downloading the proper form please remember to sign and date it before mailing to the Enrollment office.

    The Enrollment Committee meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month.

    To contact us:
    Joanne Shaw
    Tribal Enrollment Officer
    208 Capitol Hill | P. O. Box 256
    Nixon, NV 89424
    Phone: (775) 574-1000 x 1115
    Fax: (775) 201-1941
    Email Joanne Shaw