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

New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange (NMHIX) Request for Proposals for Native American Enrollment, Outreach and Education Activities


The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals to assist the NMHIX in enrollment, outreach and education activities to maximize enrollment, awareness, and education amongst Native American Communities in New Mexico. The NMHIX encourages creative and culturally appropriate approaches that will maximize health care coverage enrollments amongst Native Americans into any of the participating Qualified Health Plans (QHPs).

The deadline for questions and submission of intent to apply form is October 12, 2015 at 5:00 PM MST.
The deadline to submit a proposal is October 23, 2015 at 3:00 PM MST.

To view the NMHIX RFP in its entirety, click here.

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

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