The Gila River Indian Community
The Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) is a federally recognized Indian Tribe located in the Pinal and Maricopa Counties of central Arizona, bordering the Phoenix-metro area. Composed of seven political districts and two distinct tribes – the Pima and Maricopa – the current enrolled member population is 20,717 of which 13,000 live within the Community boundary. Around 5,000 employees serve a land area larger than Phoenix (577 sq. miles/400,000 acres).