New Mexico Indian Affairs Department

What We Do

Since 2003 the New Mexico Indian Affairs Department (IAD) has implemented groundbreaking state-tribal policies intended to improve the quality of life for the state's Indian citizens. IAD's policy initiatives are designed to strengthen tribal and state relations and address the challenges we face in our communities; challenges such as economic development, infrastructure improvement, the protection of our cultures and languages, health care accessibility, and educational opportunities for our most precious resource, our children.

On our website, you will learn more about the wonderful work IAD is doing for New Mexico and for the Indian citizens of our great state. As the first and only cabinet level state Indian affairs department in the nation, we continue to set the standard for what is possible when state and tribal governments work together to address mutual concerns in respectful and positive dialogue between sovereign governments.




IAD Announcements


2015 Tribal Infrastructure Fund (TIF) Project Awards

The Tribal Infrastructure Board has released the listing of awardees for the 2015 Tribal Infrastructure Fund, the listing can be found at the following link: 2015 TIF Award Listing




General Announcements


Awardees announced for the U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs FY2015 Tribal Cooperative Landscape Conservation Program




To see the nation and pueblos who received the competitive funding from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, click here.




To request additions or corrections to our website, please contact IAD at 476-1600.

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