Southwest Native Nations Advisory Board

2018 Southwest Native Nations Advisory Board meeting attendees in front of Old Main at the University of Arizona
2018 SWNNAB meeting attendees in front of Old Main at the University of Arizona.
Arizona State Museum's Southwest Native Nations Advisory Board (SWNNAB) was organized in the late 1980s, initially to inform the development of the Paths of Life exhibition, one of the first in the country to involve extensive American Indian consultants.
Today, SWNNAB includes up to two representatives from each of the 22 federally recognized tribes in Arizona and provides advice and feedback to ASM on its state-mandated mission and on the development of exhibits and public programs.

 

2019 Southwest Native Nations Advisory Board

Ak-Chin Indian Community

Elaine F. Peters, Director

Him-Dak Eco Museum & Archives

47685 N. EcoMuseum Road

Maricopa, AZ  85139

520-568-1350


Cocopah Tribe

Sherry Cordova, Chairwoman

Cocopah Tribe

14515 S. Veterans Drive

Somerton, AZ  85350

928-627-2102


Colorado River Indian Tribes

Ginger Scott, Acting Director

CRIT Museum and Gift Shop

133 W. Riverside Dr.

Parker, AZ  85344

928-669-8970


Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

Albert Nelson, Interim Curator and Board Member

Cultural Center and Museum

P.O. Box 17779

Fountain Hills, AZ  85269

480-789-7190


Fort Mojave Tribe

Charlotte Knox, Assistant Director

Ahamakav Cultural Society

P.O. Box 5990

Mohave Valley, AZ  86440

928-768-4475


Fort Yuma Quechan Indian Tribe

Manfred Scott, Acting Chair

Culture Committee

P.O. Box 1899

Yuma, AZ  85366

760-572-0213


Gila River Indian Community

Larry Benallie, Jr., Archaeological Compliance Specialist

Tribal Historic Preservation Office

PO Box 2140

Sacaton, AZ  85147

520-562-7153

Reylynne Williams, Cultural Resource Specialist

Tribal Historic Preservation Office

PO Box 2140

Sacaton, AZ  85147

520-562-7188


Havasupai Tribe

Vacant

Havasupai Tribe

P.O. Box 10

Supai, AZ  86435

928-448-2731


Hopi Tribe

Stewart Koyiyumptewa, Tribal Archivist/Interim Board Member

Cultural Preservation Office

P.O. Box 123

Kykotsmovi, AZ  86039

928-734-3611


Hualapai Tribe

vacant

Office of Cultural Resources

P.O. Box 310

Peach Springs, AZ  86434

928-769-2223


Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians

Ona Segundo, Chairwoman

Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians

HC 65 Box 2

Fredonia, AZ  86022

928-643-8301


Navajo Nation

Manuelito Wheeler, Director

Navajo Nation Museum

P.O. Box 1840

Window Rock, AZ  86515

928-871-6675


Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Daniel Vega, Director

Department of Language and Culture

7601 S. Camino Benem, Bldg. A

Tucson, AZ  85746

520-879-5939


Pueblo of Zuni

Curtis Quam, Director

A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center

Pueblo of Zuni

O2E Ojo Caliente  Road

PO Box 339

Zuni, NM  87327

505-782-7022


Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Angela Garcia-Lewis, Compliance Supervisor

Cultural Preservation Program

10005 East Osborn Rd.

Scottsdale, AZ  85256

480-362-6337


San Carlos Apache Tribe

Vernelda Grant, Director/NAGPRA Rep/THPO

Historic Preservation & Archaeology Dept.

P.O. Box 0

San Carlos, AZ  85550

928-475-5797


San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe

Carlene Yellowhair, President

San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe

P.O. Box 2950

Tuba City, AZ  86045

928-283-4762


Tohono O'odham Nation

Jefford Francisco, Cultural Affairs Specialist

Cultural Affairs Office

P.O. Box 837

Sells, AZ  85634

520-383-2028

Samuel Fayuant, Cultural Affairs Specialist

Cultural Affairs Office

P.O. Box 837

Sells, AZ  85634

520-383-2028


Tonto Apache Tribe

Vacant


White Mountain Apache Tribe

Karl Hoerig, Director

Nowike' Bagowah Museum

P.O. Box 507

Fort Apache, AZ  85926

928-338-4625

Ramon Riley, Cultural Resource Director

Cultural Resources Office

Nowike' Bagowah Museum

P.O. Box 507

Fort Apache, AZ  85926

928-338-4625


Yavapai-Apache Nation

Gertrude Smith, Yavapai Culture Director

Yavapai-Apache Nation Cultural Center

2400 W. Datsi St.

Camp Verde, AZ  86322

928-649-6963


Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe

Linda Ogo, Director

Cultural Resources

530 E. Merritt St.

Prescott, AZ  86301

928-445-8790, ext. 135


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