New Mexico Indian Affairs Department

What's Happening

Upcoming Events:



December 8, 2018 Santa Fe Indian School 26th Annual Holiday Bazaar
December 10-12, 2018 The Good Road of Life Conference, hosted by Native Pride
December 13, 2018 Creating Easy-to-Read Materials for New Mexico Populations, hosted by NMSU
December 13, 2018 U.S Department of Education Tribal Consultation on the Office of Indian Educations State Tribal Education Partnership (STEP) Program

Job Openings:

Capital Outlay Administrator (Indian Affairs Department)
Dispatcher (Tesuque Pueblo)
Research Project Coordinator (AAIHB)
Health & Wellness Division Director (Tesuque Pueblo)
Tribal Traffic Safety Specialists (AAIHB)
Senior Program Manager (Tesuque Pueblo)
Staff Epidemiologist (AASTEC)
Fitness Aide (Tesuque Pueblo)
Certified Peer Support Specialist (New Mexico Crisis and Access Line)
Opioid Project Assistant (Pojoaque Pueblo)

Funding Opportunities:

First Nations Development Institute Native Language Immersion Initiative Grants
U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration NOFA (Federal and Tribal Projects)
Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages

Native American Direct Loan

Since 1992, the Native American Veteran Direct Loan (NADL) program has provided eligible Native Americans and their spouses the opportunity to use their Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans guaranty benefit on Federal trust land.

VA Recognition as a Tribal Organization

Native Americans have been vital to the Armed Forces for more than 200 years. After serving, these Veterans need access to local representatives to help with benefits claims. Many do not have easy access to these services.

VA has regulations governing which organizations can help Veterans and survivors with their benefit claims. This used to be limited to federal, state, and local or regional organizations. As of March 2017, Tribal organizations may have similar recognition as state organizations. This allows Tribal organizations to help Veterans and survivors in their communities with claims.

Please click HERE for more information


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