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Indian Tribes of the Southwest Region

The Regional Director represents the Southwest Region in dealing with other governmental entities and tribal entities. The Regional Director serves as the representative for the Secretary of the Interior with the responsibility to work toward strengthening intergovernmental assistance to all the Federally-recognized tribes under the jurisdiction of the Southwest Regional Office. The Southwest Region has one Deputy Regional Director, who works directly under the Regional Director

Southwest Regional Director
Bureau of Indian Affairs

Jicarilla Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs
The tribe serviced is the Jicarilla Apache Nation. This tribe includes approximately 3,403 members who are eligible to receive various services through their tribal office.

Laguna Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs
The tribe serviced is the Pueblo of Laguna. This tribe includes approximately 7,825 members who are eligible to receive various services through their tribal office.

Mescalero Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs
The tribe serviced is the Mescalero Apache Tribe. This tribe includes approximately 3,979 members who are eligible to receive various services through their tribal office.

Northern Pueblos Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Northern Pueblos Agency provides services to the following six Federally recognized tribes:  Pueblo of Nambe, Pueblo of Picuris, Pueblo of Pojoaque, Pueblo of San Ildefonso, Ohkay Owingeh, Pueblo of Santa Clara, Pueblo of Taos, and the Pueblo of Tesuque.  Two Self-Governance tribes serviced by the agency are the Pueblos of Santa Clara and Taos.  Approximately 10,292 members are eligible to receive various services through their tribal office.

Ramah Navajo Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs
The tribe serviced is the Ramah Navajo Chapter of the Navajo Nation.  This Chapter includes approximately 2,463 members who are eligible to receive various services through their tribal office.

Southern Pueblos Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Southern Pueblos Agency provides services to the following ten Federally recognized tribes:  Pueblo of Acoma, Pueblo of Cochiti, Pueblo of Isleta, Pueblo of Jemez, Pueblo of San Felipe, Pueblo of Sandia, Pueblo of Santa Ana, Pueblo of Santo Domingo, Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, and Pueblo of Zia.  Approximately 26,327 members are eligible to receive various services through their tribal office.

Southern Ute Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs
The tribe serviced is the Southern Ute Tribe.  This tribe includes approximately 1,375 members who are eligible to receive various services through their tribal office.

Ute Mountain Ute Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs
The tribe serviced is the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe.  This tribe includes approximately 2,012 members who are eligible to receive various services through their tribal office.

Zuni Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs
The tribe serviced is the Pueblo of Zuni. This tribe includes approximately 8,430 members who reside on their reservation and are eligible to receive various services through their tribal offices.

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