We extended our scholarship deadline to March 1, 2019! See NMNAINA Student Nursing Scholarship

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 Student Nursing Scholarship

Deadline: March 01, 2019

The New Mexico Native American Indian Nurses Association (NMNAINA) has been awarded a grant from the New Mexico Board of Nursing's Nurse Excellence Funds for scholarships and to provide mentorship.

NMNAINA will award eight scholarships in the amount of $2000.00.

The scholarship can provide additional funding to meet financial need and/or funds for unforeseen or extraneous costs for furthering a student's education.

Deadline to submit completed scholarship application and support material is March 1, 2019. Applicants selected will be notified on or before March 31, 2019.

For questions or for more information, please contact:

Remaining 2019 Meeting Dates

All meetings are 10 AM to 12 PM Mountain time.

  • TBD

*Bold events are General Membership Meetings and open to public.

    First Nations Community Health Source
    5608 Zuni Rd SE
    Albuquerque, NM 87108-2926
    Conference Room

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
Deidra Castillo – Secretary
Dee Billops – Treasurer

Board Members

Fran A’Hern Smith – Board Member
Irene Marietta – Board Member
Carlette Badoni – Board Member