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Southern Ute Indian Reservation (Colorado)

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The reservation is located in La Plata, Archuleta, and Montezuma Counties Colorado

The Southern Ute Indian Reservation is a federally-recognized reservation, located in southwestern Colorado.

Established --
Agency (BIA) --
Principal tribes -- Mouache and Capote Ute Tribes
Population -- 1969: Tribal enrollment 727 [1]

Tribal HeadquartersEdit

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Southern Ute Indian Tribe
P.O. Box 737
Ignacio, Colorado 81137

Phone: 1-970-562-0100

Official Website:



Land records: Tribally-owned lands: 301,867 acres. Allotted lands: 4,966 acres.  The reservation was opened years ago to homesteading by non-Indians.

For Further ReadingEdit

See also American Indian For Further Reading.


  1. Indian Reservations A State and Federal Handbook. Compiled by The Confederation of American Indians, New York, N.Y. McFarland and Co. Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, c. 1986. FHL book 970.1 In2