Tribal Hall Hours

31411 La Matanza St Suite A
San Juan Capistrano Ca 92675  


Mondays 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

   (Social from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Public Welcome)

Thursdays       CLOSED

Fridays 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
(Every Other Friday By Appt. Only)

Sundays 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Times subject to change-check JBMI Calendar for changes




 The Tribe

The Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation are the original inhabitants of the lands that ultimately became the County of Orange, as well as parts of San Diego, Los Angeles, and Riverside Counties.  The Tribe provided the original manpower for the construction of some of the earliest key landmarks in Orange County, including the Mission San Juan Capistrano. While the American Colonies were being founded on the East Coast, the Acjachemen Indians were conscripted to build the mission here on the West Coast. We identified ourselves as Acjachemen, but to the Spaniards who first came to our homeland, our souls were apportioned by the jurisdiction of the missions, hence our Spanish name "Juaneños" coming from the Mission at San Juan Capistrano.  

The Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation is a State-recognized Native American Indian Tribe possessed of inherent sovereign attributes and powers, exercising jurisdiction over its ancestral homelands and territory.

The Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation is governed by the Tribal Council and is led by Tribal Chairwoman, Teresa M. Romero.  The Tribal citizenship of our Great Nation is numbered at 1,941 blood descendants, verified through certified genealogist, who trace individual lineage to Acjachemen village ancestors. The Acjachemen citizenship is diversified by representation through our many tribal committees, community activities, and tribal gatherings. As the ancient inhabitants of our defined territory, we are extremely proud and protective of our heritage, our people, and the many relationships we call our friends. 


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 Acjachemen Harvest Dinner 


Saturday November 18th 

12:00 ----- 5:00 PM 

Dinner is served at 1:00 PM


Please join us as we gather to give thanks over our traditional potluck dinner. 

Members are asked to bring the item associated with your last name below.

Blease bring enough to feed 12 to 15 people. 

The main dishes of Turkey and Ham will be provided.

The event will be held at Concordia but in the smaller RPC room near the student dorms with the built in kitchen.



Last Name Starts with:                                                       Please Bring    

A -- F  ________________________________________________Desserts  (Pie, Cake, Cookies)

G -- L  ______________________________  Salads/Breads  (Rolls, Fruit, Green or pasta Salads)

M -- T  _____Side Dishes  (MAshed Potatoes, Stuffing, Casseroles, Vegetables, Sweet Potatoes)

 U --Z _______________________________________________  Drinks /Ice  (Sodas, Water, Punch)




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Apply for Committee Director Positions

Applicants are required to be Tribal Members


Open Volunteer Positions

These leadership positions are to oversee the Tribal groups and report to Tribal Council any assistance or support needed to sustain the groups activities and efforts..


 It is Council's recommendation that Local Tribal members head up these important positions because of the Monthly requirement to attend the Open Council Meetings in San Juan Capistrano.  It is recommended but not required that a local member be a Committee Director as long as the applicant knows the importance of continuous commitment.


Veterans Director -- OPEN   

This position is a new addition to the OPEN offices for Committee Directors. Send an email to get more information on what this position entails.

Tribal Security Director

Also a new open position please contact the email below if you would like more information.


Website / Social Media Director -- OPEN


Education and Youth Director -- OPEN


Cultural Resources Director -- OPEN



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