Petitioner Number: 005
Petitioner Name: Piro/Manso/Tiwa Indian Tribe of the Pueblo of San Juan Guadalupe
Petitioner State: NM
Acknowledged/Denied/In Process: In-process
Current Status: Petitioner and other parties commenting on Phase I technical assistance (TA) review letter 2016.10.25
Currently in Litigation: No
Acknowledgment Regulation Revision Chosen by Petitioner: 2015
Petition Narrative Document(s):

1979 Narrative | 1992 Narrative | 1996 TA Response Narrative | 2010 Narrative

Petitioner Contact Information:
Piro/Manso/Tiwa Indian Tribe of the Pueblo of San Juan Guadalupe
c/o Mr. Andrew J. Roybal
P.O. Box 16243
Las Cruces, NM 88004
Date of Receipt of Documented Petition:
Opportunity to Submit Comments:

Notice 2015-11-28:  In accordance with 25 CFR 83.22(b)(1)(iv), the Department is publishing this "opportunity for individuals and entities to submit comments and evidence supporting or opposing the petitioner's request for acknowledgment within 120 days of the date of the web site posting."

Any individual or entity wishing to submit comments on this specific petition must deliver them to:

   Department of the Interior
   Office of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs
   Attention: Office of Federal Acknowledgment
   Mail Stop 4071 MIB
   1849 C Street NW
   Washington, DC 20240

Comments must be postmarked no later than 2016-03-28.

Opportunity to Request to be Kept Informed of General Actions:

In accordance with 25 CFR 83.22(b)(1)(v), the Department is publishing this "opportunity for individuals and entities to request to be kept informed of general actions regarding a specific petitioner." 

Those wishing to be kept informed of general actions regarding this specific petitioner must mail a written request to:

   Department of the Interior
   Office of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs
   Attention: Office of Federal Acknowledgment
   Mail Stop 4071 MIB
   1849 C Street NW
   Washington, DC 20240

An individual or entity may mail a written request at any point during the acknowledgment process.

Other Portions of the Documented Petition:

Click here for other portions of the Documented Petition.

Comments or Materials Submitted by Third Parties:

Click here for comments and materials submitted by third parties to OFA relating to the Documented Petition.

Substantive Documents Issued by the Department:
OFA's Contact List for Petitioner:

Attorney of Record:
Catherine Munson
Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, LLP
607 14th Street N.W., Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202)-508-5844
Fax: (202)-585-0043

Contact Information for Notified Parties and Other Individuals or Entities that Requested to Be Kept Informed:

Governor:
The Honorable Michelle Lujan Grisham 
Governor of New Mexico 
Office of the Governor 
490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Room 400
Santa Fe, NM 87501 
Phone: (505) 476-2200 
Fax: (505) 476-2226 

Attorney General:
The Honorable Hector Balderas
Attorney General of New Mexico
408 Galisteo Street
Villagra Building
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Phone: (505) 827-6000
Fax: (505) 827-5826

County Government:
Doña County Board of Commissioners
845 N. Motel Boulevard
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88007
Phone: (575) 525-5801
Fax: (575) 525-5948 

Federally Recognized Indian Tribes:
Jeff Haozous, Tribal Chairman
Fort Sill Apache Tribe
43187 US Highway 281
Apache, OK 73006-8038
Phone: (580) 588-2298
Phone: (580) 588-2314
Fax: (508) 588-3133

Fort Sill Apache Tribe's attorney:
Phillip E. Thompson
Thompson Associates
P.O. Box 467
Point of Rocks, MD 21777
Phone: (301) 535-0488
Fax: (202) 905-0057

Honorable Danny H. Breuninger, President
Mescalero Apache Tribe
P.O. Box 227
101 Central Avenue
Mescalero, New Mexico 88340
Phone: (575) 464-4494
Fax: (575) 464-9191

Mr. John D. Wheeler
Attorney-at-Law for Mescalero Apache Tribe
500 10th Street, Suite 305
Almogordo, New Mexico 88310-6676
Phone: (575) 437-5750
Fax: (515) 437-3557

Honorable Carlos Hisa
Governor
Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo
P.O. Box 17579, Ysleta Station
El Paso, Texas 79907
Phone: (915) 859-8053
Fax: (915) 859-4252

Individuals:
Ms. Natalia Melon
Piro/Manso/Tiwa Tribe of Guadalupe Pueblo 
P.O. Box 16181
La Cruces, New Mexico 88004
(Former Petitioner #263)

Mr. Felipe Chavez
Corporacion de Los Indigenes
     De Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
PO Box 164
Mesilla Park, New Mexico 88047-0164
Attn: Ceci
(church’s phone/Fax#)
Phone: (575) 526-8171
Fax: (575) 523-1175

Congressional: 
Senator Ben Ray Luján 
498 Russell Senate Office Building 
Washington, DC 20510 
Phone (202) 224-6621 
Fax: (202) 224-3370 

Senator Martin Heinrich
303 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510 
Phone: (202) 224-5521 
Fax: (202) 228-2841

Congresswoman Yvette Herrell 
1305 Longworth House Office Building 
Washington, DC  20515 
Phone: (202) 225-2365 
Fax: (202) 225-9599 

 

Documents Issued under 1994 revision of Acknowledgment Regulations:

Letter of Intent | Federal Register Notice of Letter of Intent | TA Letter

Notes:

This petitioner began its petitioning process under the acknowledgment regulations as revised in 1994. When the Department published revised acknowledgment regulations on July 1, 2015, this petitioner elected to proceed under the 2015 revision of the acknowledgment regulations.