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Title: Preserving Native Families in New Mexico
Parties: New Mexico tribal, New Mexico courts


This booklet developed by the Tribal-State Court Consortium and the New Mexico Court Improvement Project is intended to provide an overview of the terms of ICWA, the relationship of ICWA to the Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA), and other information about serving Indian children in New Mexico.

For additional information contact:
Administrative Office of the Courts, 505-827-4800
Title: Tribal Court Handbook
Parties: New Mexico tribal courts, New Mexico courts
Date enacted/published: ongoing


The New Mexico Tribal Court Handbook was first developed by the Indian Law Section of the New Mexico Bar, and is now maintained online by the Tribal Law Journal, UNM Law School.  It contains information on tribal courts within New Mexico for legal practitioners

For additional information contact:
Managing Editor
Tribal Law Journal
1117 Stanford, NE Room #1222
Albuquerque, NM 87131
Title: Tribal Scholarships, A Report by the New Mexico Tribal-State Judicial
Parties: New Mexico tribal courts, New Mexico courts
Date enacted/published: November 2009


One of the initiatives of the New Mexico Tribal-State Consortium is to provide scholarships to tribal judges to attend the annual New Mexico annual judicial conclave. This supports the effort to foster and strengthen relationships. This publication is a report on the success of that effort.

For additional information contact:
Kathy Spurgin
Statewide Program Manager
Administrative Office of the Courts
phone: (505) 827-4808