New Mexico Native American
Indian Nurses Association

An organization dedicated to the enablement of Native American Nurses

The New Mexico Native American Indian Nurses Association was incorporated on June 24, 1986. Membership is opened specifically to Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses, students enrolled in Nursing Programs and interested Associate members.

Paid Membership

American Indian person who is a Registered Or Practical/Vocational Nurse.

Associate Membership

Persons who support the goals of the New Mexico Native American Indian Nurses Association, Inc.

Student Membership

Students of American Indian decent enrolled in a Nursing program and/or related health field.




NMNAINA Nursing Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 14, 2020

This fall NMNAINA will be awarding 20 scholarships to Native American Nursing students at $2000.00 per scholarship. Made possible by a grant from the New Mexico Board of Nursing.

Deadline to submit a completed scholarship application and support material is December 14, 2020.

For questions or for more information, please contact:

Remaining 2020 Meeting Dates

All meetings are 10 AM to 12 PM Mountain time.

  • TBD

For information on future meetings, please contact:

*Bold events are Membership Drive designated and open to the public.

    Center for Native American Health
    1001 Medical Arts Ave. NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87102

Contact Information

New Mexico Native American Indian Nurses Association
P.O. Box 26674, Albuquerque, NM 87125

Organization Officers

  • Erma Marbut – President
  • Lucretia Jones – Vice President
  • Arlene Loy – Secretary
  • Dee Billops – Treasurer

Board Members

  • Fran A’Hern Smith – Board Member
  • Deidra Castillo – Board Member
  • Venita Lucero – Board Member