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
There are currently more than 1.1 million American Indians and Alaska Natives under the age of 24. The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), a subagency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the Department of the Interior, educates more than 42,000 students each year through...read more
The American Bar Association, a group that counts more than 400,000 attorneys as members, voted through its House of Delegates on Monday to fight Congressional efforts to split the Ninth Circuit into two courts. The Ninth Circuit is a federal appellate court with...read more
According to a report by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data, household debt rose again in the second quarter of 2017 to $9.14 trillion. At $8.69 trillion, home mortgages account for the vast majority of household debt. When combined...read more
Attorneys for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a memorandum to the U.S. District Court of Northern Illinois on Monday arguing the district judge should deny a motion to relocate the agency’s hotly contested case against four tribal lending...read more
Two tribal lending entities (TLEs), Great Plains Lending of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe and Plain Green of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, filed a petition for certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court to review a January 2017 decision by the Ninth Circuit. The circuit court...read more
A recent ruling out of the Tenth Circuit could have a big impact on tribal jurisdiction over lands opened up to non-Indian settlement decades ago. The court overturned the conviction of Patrick Dwayne Murphy, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, after he was...read more