The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is a federally recognized American Indian tribe located near the city of Highland, Calif. The reservation was established in 1891 and recognized as a sovereign nation with the right of self-government (SanManual).
Encompassing gaming governmental operations and other enterprises, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is one of the largest employers in the Inland Empire area and employs over 3000 people (San Manual)
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Nearby cities and towns receive support from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in the way of monetary and bottled water donations for cultural, social, and economic projects to benefit the common good of the communities in which they live and work (San Manual)
In an effort to secure San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino's position as one of the leading entertainment destinations in Southern California the tribe embarked in 2003 on an amenity enhancement project to provide more gaming. The property opened in January 2005 and is expected to generate over $200 million in economic stimulus to the surrounding communities by providing hundreds of new jobs to Inland Empire residents through new vendor relationships, construction and architectural partnerships and employment opportunities (San Manual)
Economic diversification is critical to the San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians as the tribe continually strives to expand its financial horizons in Southern California and beyond. The tribe works diligently to ensure a solid economic foundation for future generations by investing in diverse and strategic economic ventures, both on and off the reservation.
Economic diversification creates ways for the tribe to build a strong economy and contribute to job growth, our surrounding communities, and the long-term self-reliance of our members.