U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Https

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Shiprock Agency

shiprock picture

The Shiprock Agency provides quality services to the Navajo Indian people within the northeastern portion of the Navajo Nation. The northeastern portion encompasses the Four Corners Region which includes Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. Shiprock Agency is comprised of both Indian and Trust Services programs. The Shiprock Agency Trust services programs are: Natural Resources, Real Estate Services, and Probate and Estate Services. Trust Services programs are under the general supervision of the Regional Program Divisions, whom report to the Deputy Regional Director, Trust Services. The Indian services programs are Transportation and Safety and are under the general supervision of the Regional Program Divisions, whom report to the Deputy Regional Director, Indian Services. The Shiprock Agency Office is located in Shiprock, New Mexico.  The contact information for the Shiprock Agency are as follows:

Natural Resources:
Telephone: (505) 368-3308
Telefax:      (505) 368-3312

Safety:
Telephone: (505) 368-3330
Telefax:      (505) 368-3312

Real Estate Services:
Telephone: (505) 368-3370/74
Telefax:      (505) 368-3312

Transportation/Roads:
Telephone: (505) 368-3341/47
Telefax:      (505) 368-3348

Physical Address:
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bldg #168
North Highway 491
Behind Wells Fargo Bank

Mailing Address:
Shiprock Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
P.O. Box 3538
Shiprock, NM 87420

Physical Address:
Nataani Nez Complex Bldg.
2nd Floor
Highway 491 South
by Post Office & Sr. Citizens Center

Below is a map of the Shiprock Agency consisting of the 19 chapters along with the number representing the total population of each chapter.  According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Shiprock Agency has a total population of 31,145.  Shiprock Agency has a total of 2,725,186 acres and 1,693 grazing permittees.

Shiprock Agency 2

Below is an Excel data table showing Shiprock Agency's permit and capacity data for each district. 

Shiprock Agency No. of Grazing Permits No. of Permittees No. of Sheep Units Permitted (in SUYL)
District 9 593 741 23,345
District 12 1,200 1,422 52,166
District 13 210 261 10,995
Agency Total 2,003 2,424 86,506

The following PDF Links contain range inventory reports that have the details on how the carrying capacity data was obtained:

District 9 - 2012 Vegetation Inventory Report-Mexican Water, Sweetwater, and Rock Point Communities

District 9 - 2014 Vegetation Inventory Report-Red Mesa Community 

Districts 9 & 12 - 2013 Vegetation Inventory Report-Beclabito, Shiprock, and Teec Nos Pos Chapters

District 12 - 2012 Vegetation Inventory Report-Cove, Sanostee and Red Valley Communities

District 12 - 2014 Vegetation Inventory Report- Aneth, Cudei,  Hogback Communities

District 13-Vegetation Inventory Burnham, Nenahnezad, San Juan, Upper Fruitland Communities

 

Was this page helpful?

This Page Was Not Helpful Because The Content:

indianaffairs.gov

An official website of the U.S. Department of the Interior

Looking for U.S. government information and services?
Visit USA.gov