New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

General

Tribal Liaison

NMED’s Tribal Liaison is within the Office of the Secretary. The Tribal Liaison coordinates and oversees agency activities that may impact New Mexico’s tribes, nations and pueblos. Additionally, the Tribal Liaison serves as an intergovernmental relations resource within NMED to strengthen state tribal relationships and improve communications

 

 

New Mexico State-Tribal Collaboration Act

New Mexico Annual State-Tribal Collaboration Report for 2020

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State Tribal Executive Orders, Agreements and Policy Statements:

NMED Tribal Communication and Collaboration Policy


Executive Order No. 2005-004 : Statewide Adoption of Pilot Tribal Consultation Plans


Executive Order No. 2005-003 : Adoption of Statewide Tribal Consultation Policy on the Protection of Sacred Places and Repatriation


February 1, 2005 – Press Release : New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson Signs Historic Executive Orders and Enters MOU with Navajo Nation


2003 Statement of Policy and Process entered into with the nineteen Pueblos, Navajo Nation, and Mescalero Apache Tribe

Additional Tribal Environmental Links:

Tribal Government Officials – Indian Affairs Department (web site)

Tribal Lands & Indian Country in NM

New Mexico Indian Affairs Department

Navajo Nation EPA

Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council Inc. Office of Environmental Technical Assistance

US EPA Tribal Programs

Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP) – Tribal Resources

Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals

Tribal Pollution Prevention

Indigenous Environmental Network

Native Americans and the Environment – National Council for Science and the Environment

National Congress of American Indians – State/Tribal Relations

 

 

NMED Tribal Liaison

Kathryn Becker

505-827-2054