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Sep 28, 2016, 18:41 ET Gary 'Litefoot' Davis Named Executive Director of Native American Financial Services Association

 Gary "Litefoot" Davis, an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, has been named the new Executive Director of the Native American...


Feb 11, 2016, 14:12 ET Native American Tribes to Congress: Respect Our Sovereignty

Appearing today before a House Financial Services Committee hearing examining the treatment of Native Americans by the Consumer Financial...


Jan 14, 2016, 10:30 ET Indian Country Film "An Unlikely Solution" Wins Big At Hollywood International Independent Documentary Film Awards

The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) today applauded the naming of An Unlikely Solution as a four-time winner at the...


Dec 18, 2015, 11:46 ET NAFSA Condemns False CFPB Attack Against Native American Tribes

 Calling it an affront to Native Americans everywhere, the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) today condemned a false and...


Feb 04, 2015, 14:17 ET Native American Financial Services Association Announces New Executive Director

 The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) is pleased to announce Lance Gumbs as its new Executive Director. As Executive...


Aug 21, 2013, 16:53 ET Native American Tribes Launch Legal Action against State of New York in Major Defense of Tribal Sovereignty

 After recent actions by New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) Administrator Benjamin Lawsky to unlawfully intimidate Native American...


Aug 14, 2013, 10:20 ET NAFSA to Banks Being Intimidated by DOJ and FDIC: Do Not Be Complicit in Discrimination against Tribes

-Executive Director of Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) Urges Banks to Stand with Tribes Operating Legal Lending Enterprises...


Aug 12, 2013, 11:00 ET NAFSA Directs New York Superintendent of Financial Services to Cease and Desist Discriminatory Actions against Indian Country

-Executive Director of Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) Decries Intimidation Tactics against Legal Businesses-...


Jul 17, 2013, 10:34 ET NAFSA Statement on Richard Cordray's Confirmation as Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Following Tuesday's Senate vote to confirm Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Barry Brandon, Executive...


Jul 15, 2013, 10:16 ET NAFSA Thanks former Senator Byron Dorgan for Continued Commitment to Indian Country

North Dakota Lawmaker was Dedicated Advocate for Indian Issues during Congressional Service, Continues to Promote Solutions for Native Americans...


Jun 28, 2013, 11:34 ET Native American Financial Services Association Lauds President for Establishing White House Council on Native American Affairs

The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) today applauded President Obama for creating the White House Council on Native American...