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The following are the locations of Area Offices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. While they have many records, most of them are administrative in nature and do not contain details about individual Indians. Hence, they are not the most valuable records for tracing American Indian ancestry.

Bureau of Indian Affairs (Aberdeen Area Office)
115 Fourth Ave. SE
Aberdeen, SD 57401
Telephone: 605-226-7343
Fax: 605-226-7446

Covers the following agencies: Cheyenne River, Crow Creek, Fort Berthold, Fort Totten, Lower Brule, Pine Ridge, Rosebud, Sisseton, Standing Rock (North Dakota), Turtle Mountain, Winnebago, Yankton.

Bureau of Indian Affairs (Albuquerque Area Office)
P.O. Box 26567Albuquerque, NM 87125-6567
Telephone: 505-766-3754
Fax: 505-766-1964

Covers the following agencies: Jicarilla, Laguna, Mescalero, Northern Pueblos, Ramah Navajo, Southern Pueblos, Southern Ute, Ute Mountain, and Zuni.

Bureau of Indian Affairs (Anadarko Area Office)
W.C.D. Office Complex P.O. 368   
Anadarko, OK 73005-0368
Telephone: 405-247-6673
Fax: 405-247-2242

Covers the following agencies: Anadarko, Concho, Horton, Pawnee, and Shawnee.

Bureau of Indian Affairs (Billings Area Office)
316 N. 26th Street
Billings, MT 59101-1362
Telephone: 406-657-6315
Fax: 406-657-6559

Covers the following agencies: Blackfoot, Crow, Fort Belknap, Fort Peck, Northern Cheyenne, Rocky Boy’s, and Wind River.

Bureau of Indian Affairs (Eastern Area Office)
3701 N. Fairfax Drive
Mailstop VASQ 260
Arlington, VA 22203
Telephone: 703-235-3006
Fax: 703-235-8610

Covers the following agencies: Cherokee, Choctaw, New York, and Seminole.

Bureau of Indian Affairs (Juneau Area Office)
P.O. Box 25520
Juneau, AK 99802
Telephone: 907-586-7177
Fax: 907-586-7169

Covers the following agencies: Anchorage, Bethel, Fairbanks, and Nome.

Bureau of Indian Affairs (Minneapolis Area Office)
331 South Second Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55401-2241
Telephone: 612-373-1000
Fax: 612-373-1186

Covers the following agencies: Great Lakes, Michigan, Minnesota, Red Lake, and Sac and Fox Field Office.

Bureau of Indian Affairs (Muskogee Area Office)
101 N. 5th 
St. Muskogee, OK 74401
Telephone: 918-687-2296
Fax: 918-687-2571

Covers the following agencies: Chickasaw, Okmulgee, Osage, Miami, Talihina, and

Bureau of Indian Affairs (Navajo Area Office)
P.O. Box 1060
Gallup, NM 87305
Telephone: 505-863-8314
Fax: 505-863-8324

Covers the following agencies: Chinle, Eastern Navajo, Fort Defiance, Shiprock, and Western Navajo.

Bureau of Indian Affairs (Portland Area Office)
The Federal Building
911 NE 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97232-4169
Telephone: 503-231-6702
Fax: 503-231-2201

Covers the following agencies: Colville, Chiloquin Sub-Agency, Flathead, Fort Hall, Northern Idaho, Makah, Metlakatla Field Station, Olympic Peninsula, Plummer Field Office, Puget Sound, Siletz, Spokane, Umatilla, Warms Springs and Yakima.

Bureau of Indian Affairs (Phoenix Area Office)
P.O. Box 10
Phoenix, AZ 85001
Telephone: 602-379-6600
Fax: 602-379-4413

Covers the following agencies: Colorado River, Eastern Nevada, Fort Apache, Fort Yuma, Hopi, Papago, Pima, Salt River, San Carlos, Southern Paiute Field Station, Truxton Canon, Unitah & Ouray, and Western Nevada.

Bureau of Indian Affairs (Sacramento Area Office)
2800 Cottage Way
Sacramento, CA 95825-1846
Telephone: 916-978-4691
Fax: 916-978-4695

Covers the following agencies: Central California, Northern California, Palm Springs Field Agency and Southern California.


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