The Native American Financial Services Association represents the interests of Native American owned financial services providers
Protecting Native American sovereign rights and creating economic opportunities in Indian Country. We are NAFSA.
The Key Missions Of NAFSA Include:
To protect and preserve the sovereignty of Native American tribes while offering an unprecedented opportunity for tribal economic growth.
Growing Opportunity for Indian Country in the Financial Services Industry
Advancing Financial Literacy in Tribal Communities
Increasing Career Opportunities for Native Americans in the Financial Services Industry
NAFSA NEWS & UPDATES
Washington, DC - On December 22nd, the Supreme Court of California [ruled] that various affiliated online payday loan entities of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Santee Sioux Nation of Nebraska are not entitled to tribal immunity for violations of the California...read more
Washington, DC January 13, 2017 - The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) signaled that it is advancing on its proposal to explore the issuance of limited-purpose bank charters to financial technology (“fintech”) firms engaged in banking. On December...read more
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma dismissed a lawsuit brought against an economic arm of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahomaread more
Gary “Litefoot” Davis, an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, has been named the new Executive Director of the Native American Financial Services Associationread more
Following the release of a notice of proposed rulemaking by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) covering certain consumer lending products,read more
Tribes are worried that the agency will wade into regulating their lending businesses without sufficient knowledge of Indian law and sovereigntyread more