Picuris Pueblo in Southern Taos County has announced a new slate of officials for 2013.

Tribal officers listed today (Jan. 7) include: Governor Richard Mermejo, Lt. Gov. Gary Pyne, Tribal Sheriff Jimsey Simbolo, First Fiscale John Simbolo, Second Fiscale Celestino Yazza, First War Chief Joe. D. Martinez, Second War Chief Clifford Tsosie, and Third War Chief Cody Allrunner.

Picuris, like Taos Pueblo, speaks the northern Tiwa language.

For additional information on these tribal appointments, call (575) 587-2519.

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