Collection: Bureau of Indian Affairs

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

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

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

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,

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