Ladies who are related to Masons in New Mexico have many different organizations that have come to exist over the years.
Daughters of the Nile
Daughters of the Nile is an international fraternal organization for women 18 years of age or older, who are related by birth or marriage to a Shriner, Master Mason, or Daughter of the Nile. Founded in 1913 in Seattle, Washington, Daughters of the Nile now totals over 32,000 members in 144 cities throughout the United States and Canada. The members of Daughters of the Nile are proud of their long association with the Shrine of North America and their continuing support of the Shriners Hospitals for Children®.
The Order of the Eastern Star, predominately for women with Masonic heritage, is the largest fraternal organization in the world to which both women and men may belong. It is a social order comprised of persons with spiritual values, and its appeal rests in the true beauty and character-building lessons that are so sincerely portrayed in its ritualistic work. A deep fraternal bond exists between its members. Eastern Star strives to take good people and through uplifting and elevating associations of love and service, build an Order which is truly dedicated to charity, truth and loving kindness.
-Dan Irick, Past Grand Master, Past Worthy Grand Patron
The Order of the Amaranth is a social, fraternal, and charitable organization whose membership is open to both men and women with a Masonic affiliation. The teachings of our ritual impart lessons for daily living, character building, morality, and ethics. Membership in the Order of the Amaranth is a privilege; it provides opportunity not only for service but also for self-improvement and brings a gift of a special fraternal friendship among its members. The welfare and support of our members is of vital concern to their fellow members and it is deemed a privilege to assist another member in need.