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Indigenous Nations Library Program

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Phone: (505) 277-7433
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Indigenous Nations Library Program

Mission and Services

Outreach Programming

inlp-entranceNative American/Indigenous communities receive a customized introduction to the UNM University Libraries resources and services.

UNM Native American Student Retention

INLP librarians teach skills that will help students to use and critically evaluate information resources effectively. Classroom or one-on-one instruction is available.

Collection Development

INLP supports UNM's Native American/Indigenous curriculum by purchasing books and other materials to supplement course materials, including business, legal, and historical resources.


Contact us to schedule a library tour, instruction session or research consultation.

What's Inside


Six Macintosh computers with Microsoft Office

Drop-in Study Rooms

Get your work done here!
6’ x 4’ Magnetic White Board
Group Study Tables

Reading Areas

Find a quiet spot for reading and reflection.

Zim 230: Meeting and study room

Capacity: 15 people Amenities: Large table, 34" flat panel screen, projector and 67" projection screen, Dell PC, DVD/VHS player. You can reserve it online.

Native newspapers collection

Pull up a chair and get caught up with the news from Indian country.

Research on Native Topics

Michael and Enokena Olson Memorial Scholarship

The Indigenous Nations Library Program is pleased to announce the launch of the Michael and Enokena Olson Memorial Scholarship, which was established to support undergraduate and graduate Native American students.

INLP is now accepting applications for this Scholarship. INLP will award two $250 scholarship awards for Fall and Spring semester. This award is designed to offset the financial burden of attending UNM.

Undergraduate and graduate students must be enrolled full-time at UNM and provide proof of tribal enrollment. All applications are due the Friday after Fall Break and Spring Break.

To apply please send your application packet to Kevin Brown, INLP Program Specialist, the Friday after Fall Break or Spring Break.

Your application packet should include the following:

  • Copy of Certificate of Indian Blood
  • Document indicating full-time enrollment
  • One letter of Reference from either a UNM Faculty or Staff
  • A 250-500 word essay explaining your financial need and what makes you eligible for this award
  • Application Form

Additional requirements:

Awardees must give a presentation on the financial impact of this award to their academic progress and development.

If you have any questions, please contact Kevin Brown at or 505.277.7433.