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Indian Tribes of the Pacific Region

The Pacific Region of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is one of 12 Regional Offices located across the country. These 12 Regional Offices make up the field portion of the Bureau.  A Regional Director who reports to the Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, heads each Regional Office.  Each Region is made up of several agency or field offices, located near reservations.  Each agency/field office reports to the Regional Director.  The Regional Director has a staff that provides advice on administrative and program matters.  The staff also advises and assists the field offices. Dale Morris, Acting Regional Director Pacific Regional Office Bureau of Indian Affairs 2800 Cottage Way Sacramento, CA 95825 Phone NO: (916) Fax No: (916) 978-6099 Tribes of the Pacific Region Cabazon Tribal Business Committee (Tribe Website) 84-245 Indio Springs Drive Indio, CA 92203 Central California Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs 650 Capitol Mall, Suite 8-500 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone No: (916) 930-3680 Fax No:(916) 930-3780 Tribes of the Central California Agency Benton Paiute Reservation 567 Yellow Jacket Road Bishop, CA 93514 Berry Creek Rancheria 5 Tyme Way Oroville, CA 95966 Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens Valley P.O. Box 700 Big Pine, CA 93513 Tribal Council Tribal History Tribal Historic Preservation Office Big Sandy Rancheria 37387 Auberry Mission Road Auberry, CA 93602 Enrollment History Tribal Council Big Valley Rancheria 2726 Mission Rancheria T=Road Lakeport, CA...

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Indian Tribes of the Southern Plains Region

The Regional Director represents the Southern Plains Region in dealing with other governmental entities and tribal entities. The Regional Director serves as the representative for the Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs with the responsibility to work toward strengthening intergovernmental assistance to all the Federally-recognized tribes under the jurisdiction of the Southern Plains Regional Office. The Southern Plains Region has two (2) Deputy Regional Directors, who work directly under the Regional Director. Dan Deerinwater, Regional Director Southern Plains Regional Office Bureau of Indian Affairs WCD Office Complex P.O. Box 368 Anadarko, OK 73005 Anadarko Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs P.O. Box 309 Anadarko, OK 73005 Tribes of the Anadarko Agency Apache Tribe of Oklahoma P.O. Box 1220 Anadarko, OK 73005-1220 Enrollment Caddo Nation of Oklahoma P.O. Box 487 Binger, OK 73009 Heritage and Culture Comanche Nation 584 N.W. Bingo Road Lawton, OK 73505 Comanche Veterans Delaware Nation P.O. Box 825 Anadarko, OK 73005 Nations History Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma Route 2 Box 121 Apache, OK 73507 Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma 130 W Main St Anadarko, OK 73005 Enrollment Wichita and Affiliated Tribes P.O. Box 729 Anadarko, OK 73005 History In the Beginning: 1540-1750 People of the Grass House: 1750-1820 Days of Darkness: 1820-1934 A New Beginning: 1934-Present Wichita Indian Reservation Language Concho Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs P.O. Box 68 El Reno, OK 73036 Tribes...

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Indian Tribes of the Western Region

The Western Regional Office, located in Phoenix Arizona has a service population of approximately 143,000 American Indian people enrolled in forty-two tribes.  It is responsible for 12,800,000 acres primarily in the states of Arizona, Nevada and Utah.  Portions of it are also in California, Oregon and Idaho.  Fourteen Agencies are directed by the Western Regional Office. A swift overview of the Region’s tribes include the O’odham, Yaqui, Yuman and Pai Tribes of Arizona’s low and mid deserts and Grand Canyon, and the Apache of the mid-deserts and mountain forests.  The  Hopi  live on Arizona’s Colorado Plateau mesas.  Nevada has many bands and tribes of Shoshone and Paiute people.  The many tribes and bands of Ute people are the inspiration for the name of the state of Utah. Allen Anspach, Regional Director Western Regional Office Bureau of Indian Affairs 400 N. 5th Street, 2 AZ Center, 12th Floor Phoenix, AZ 85004 Phone No: (602) 379-6600 Fax No: (602) 379-4413 Colorado River Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs 12124 – 1st Avenue Parker, AZ 85344 Phone: (928) 669-7111 Fax: (928) 669-7187 Tribes of the Colorado River Agency Chemehuevi Tribal Council Colorado River Tribal Council Fort Mojave Tribal Council Eastern Nevada Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs 1555 Shoshone Circle Elko, NV 89801 Phone: (775) 738-5165 Fax: (775) 738-4710 Tribes of Eastern Nevada Agency Goshute Business Council (Tribe Website) P.O. Box 6104 195 Tribal...

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Indian Tribes of the Navajo Region

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Navajo Regional Office’s mission is to enhance the quality of life, facilitate economic opportunity, carry out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of the Navajo Nation and individual Indians. Omar Bradley, Regional Director Navajo Regional Office Bureau of Indian Affairs P.O. Box 1060 Gallup, NM 87305 Phone No: (505) 863-8314 Fax No: (505) 863-8324 Western Region Colorado River Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs 12124 – 1st Avenue Parker, AZ 85344 Phone: (928) 669-7111 Fax: (928) 669-7187 Tribes of the Colorado River Agency Chemehuevi Tribe (Tribe Website) P.O. Box 1976 Chemehuevi Valley, CA 92363 Tribal Council Colorado River Tribal Council (Tribe Website) 26600 Mohave Road Parker, AZ 85344 About the Tribe Fort Mojave Tribal Council (Tribe Website) 500 Merriman Avenue Needles, CA 92363 Eastern Nevada Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs 1555 Shoshone Circle Elko, NV 89801 Phone: (775) 738-5165 Fax: (775) 738-4710 Tribes of the Eastern Nevada Agency Duckwater Tribal Council P.O. Box 140068 Duckwater, NV 89314 Ely Shoshone Tribe 16 Shoshone Circle Ely, NV 98301 Shoshone Life Goshute Business Council (Tribe Website) P.O. Box 6104 195 Tribal Center Road Ibapah, UT 84034 Shoshone-Paiute Business Council (Tribe Website) P.O. Box 219 Owyhee, NV 89832 Business Council Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone 525 Sunset Street Elko, NV 89801 Battle Mountain Band Council (Tribe Website) 37 Mountain View Battle Mountain, NV 89820 Culture...

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Indian Tribes of the Alaska Region

The Alaska Region encompasses a dynamic and diverse mix of Tribes, Tribal organizations and natural features. With the exception of the Annette Island Reserve, which falls under the Northwest Region, the entire state of Alaska falls under the jurisdiction of the Alaska Region. The nearly 80,000 Tribal members that make up the 229 Tribes under the Alaska Region jurisdiction stretch from Ketchikan in the Southeast Panhandle to Barrow on the Arctic Ocean and from Eagle on the Yukon Territory border to Atka in the Aleutian Chain. Regional Office Niles C. Cesar Regional Director Alaska Regional Office Bureau of Indian Affairs P.O. Box 25520 Juneau, AK 99802-5520 Phone No: (907) 586-7177 Fax No: (907) 586-7252 Tribes of the Alaska Agency Angoon Community Association (IRA) P.O. Box 328 Angoon, AK 99820-0326 Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska 320 West Willoughby Avenue, Suite 300 Juneau, AK 99801 Chilkat Indian Village (Klukwan) (IRA) 32 Chilkat Avenue Klukwan, AK Chilkoot Indian Association (IRA) P.O. Box 490 Haines, AK 99827 Chinik Eskimo Community P.O. Box 62020 Golovin, AK 99762 Tribal Enrollment Application Craig Community Association (IRA) 1330 Craig Klawock Highway Craig, AK 99921 Douglas Indian Association (IRA) 1107 West 8th Street Juneau, AK 99801 Elim IRA Council P.O. Box 70 Elim, AK 99739 Enrollment Application Gambell IRA Council P.O. 99 Gambell, AK 99742 Hoonah Indian Association (IRA) 317 Garteeni Highway Hoonah, AK...

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Eastern Regions of Bureau of Indian Affairs

The Regional Director represents the Eastern Region in dealing with other governmental entities and tribal entities. The Regional Director serves as the representative for the Director, with the responsibility to work toward strengthening intergovernmental assistance to all the Federally-recognized tribes under the jurisdiction of the Eastern Regional Office. The Eastern Region has a Deputy Regional Director, who works directly under the Regional Director. Eastern Region Franklin Keel, Regional Director Eastern Regional Office Bureau of Indian Affairs 545 Marriott Dr. Suite 700 Nashville, TN 37214 Phone No: (615) 564-6700 Fax No: (615) 564-6701 Indian Tribes of Eastern Regional Agency Aroostook Band of Micmacs 7 Northern Road Presque Isle, ME 04769 Membership History Remembering our Chiefs Tribal Lands Catawba Indian Tribe 996 Avenue of the Nations Rock Hill, SC 29730 Tribal Enrollment Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana P.O. Box 661 155 Chitimacha Loop Charenton, LA 70523 History Genealogy Tribal Lands Coushatta Indian Tribe Culture Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians 88 Bell Road Littleton, ME Tribal Enrolment Membership Application Jena Band of Choctaw Indians Jena, LA 71342 History Mashantucket Pequot Tribe Mashantucket, CT 06338-3126 History Museum and Research Center Miccosukee Indian Tribe Mile marker 70, US 41 Tamiami Trail Miami, FL 22144 History Leaders Indian Village Mohegan Indian Tribe 5 Crow Hill Road Uncasville, CT 06382 Heritage Our Stories Narragansett Indian Tribe 4375-B South Country Trail P.O. Box 268 Charlestown, RI 02813 History...

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Bureau of Indian Affairs

The United States has a legal and political relationship with Indian tribes and Alaska Native entities as provided by the Constitution of the United States, treaties, court decisions and Federal statutes. Indian Affairs provides services directly or through contracts, grants, or compacts to 564 Federally recognized tribes. While the role of Indian Affairs has changed significantly in the last three decades in response to a greater emphasis on Indian self-governance and self-determination. The Bureau of Indian Affairs provides several up to date reports on Indian Tribes, but others are old and possibly out of date.  We are presenting both...

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