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Jun 26, 2014, 10:00 ET

NAFSA To Advance Tribal Enterprise Development With Key Sponsorship For RES D.C. Conference

As tribes continue working to find new sources of economic development and bring much-needed funding and resources to their reservations, the...

Apr 24, 2014, 09:00 ET

New Documentary Short 'Frozen Homeland' Is Story of Survival for Upper Peninsula-Based Tribe

 Facing the harshest winter on record, skyrocketing propane prices and some of its members choosing between food and heat, the Lac Vieux Desert...

Dec 16, 2013, 16:15 ET

NAFSA Applauds CFPB Enforcement Action against Fraudulent Lending Practices by CashCall

-Executive Director of Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) Promotes Lending Best Practices, Sovereign Tribal Law and...

Oct 07, 2013, 09:00 ET

Governor George Rivera, Native American Leader, Joins NAFSA Board of Directors to Advance Tribal Economic Development through Online Lending

 As the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) continues fighting to preserve tribes' sovereign rights through strong...

Oct 01, 2013, 15:12 ET

Court Agrees: New York State Department of Financial Services Perpetuating Irreparable Harm to Indian Country

 After the Hon. Richard J. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York denied a preliminary injunction in The...

Aug 30, 2013, 10:30 ET

NAFSA Applauds OCC's Focus on Banking Successes and Opportunities in Native Communities

-Indian Country Filled with Opportunity for Banks, Community Developers-  Following the publication of the Office of the Comptroller of...

Aug 26, 2013, 12:56 ET

Tribes Involved in Native American Defense of Sovereign Rights Obtain a Court Order to Expedite the Case

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new development in Otoe-Missouria Tribe, et al. v. N.Y. State Department of Financial...

Aug 12, 2013, 20:48 ET

NAFSA Applauds New York Attorney General Decision to File Suit against Lender Circumventing Tribal Law

-Executive Director of Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) Promotes Lending Best Practices, Sovereign Tribal Law and...

Aug 06, 2013, 16:44 ET

NAFSA Outraged at Breach of Tribal Sovereignty, Violation of Precedents Regarding Indian Country by New York Department of Financial Services

Following the release of a letter targeting banks, debt collectors, and the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) from the New York...

Mar 27, 2013, 10:30 ET

NAFSA : Indian Country Losing A True Friend With Sen. Tim Johnson's Retirement

 Following yesterday's formal announcement that Sen. Tim Johnson will retire in 2014, the Native American Financial Services Association...

Feb 08, 2013, 10:30 ET

NAFSA Applauds President Obama's Nomination of Sally Jewell for Secretary of the Interior

Native American Group Urges Secretary-designate to Protect Government-to-Government Relationship between Tribal Nations and Federal Government...

Jan 22, 2013, 10:30 ET

NAFSA: President Barack Obama's Second Inauguration is an Opportunity for Major Advancement of Native Causes

Native American Group Urges President Obama to Continue Administration's Policy of Consultation, Protection of Sovereignty  Following...

Dec 20, 2012, 11:00 ET

Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) Congratulates Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) on Receiving Senate Indian Affairs Committee Chairmanship

 The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) congratulates Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), who has been appointed to serve as...

Dec 18, 2012, 13:30 ET

Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) Honors the Life of Sen. Daniel Inouye

 Today, upon hearing news of the passing of nine-term Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye, the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA)...

Nov 27, 2012, 10:00 ET

The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) Promotes National American Indian Heritage Month

The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) is pleased to encourage the promotion of National American Indian Heritage Month. NAFSA...

Oct 16, 2012, 11:00 ET

NAFSA Urges Indian Country To Turn Out for November Elections

 The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) today reiterated its strong encouragement that all eligible Native Americans...

Oct 03, 2012, 11:35 ET

NAFSA Board Member Named to Prestigious "Native American 40 Under 40" List

On the heels of a recent announcement by The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED), The Native American Financial...

Sep 25, 2012, 10:00 ET

NAFSA Applauds Senate Committee On Indian Affairs' Commitment To Tribal Self-Governance

 The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) today applauded the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs' continuing commitment to...

Sep 18, 2012, 11:42 ET

NAFSA Applauds Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Nominee's Commitment to Economic Development in Indian Country

Following a confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs last Friday, the Native American Financial Services Association...

Aug 16, 2012, 11:37 ET

NAFSA Applauds Passage of HEARTH Act

Legislation Allows Tribes to Lease Restricted Lands for Tribal Use, Creating Jobs and Strengthening Sovereignty  The Native American...