Indian Resources Development

Indian Resources Development (IRD) was created by the Indian Resources Development Act in 1978 and is housed at New Mexico State University to serve the state of New Mexico.

IRD is a statewide program that offers educational and professional development opportunities for Native American students in high school and college; and supports tribal nations in the geographical area of New Mexico in developing their technical and managerial expertise in agriculture, natural resources, engineering, energy, and business.

For New Mexico Tribal Entities & Businesses


Main phone line 575-646-1347
Office: Gerald Thomas Hall, Rm 296

Mailing Address
Indian Resources Development
ATTN: Individual's name
MSC 3AG, PO Box 30003
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

Fax: 575-646-5975