WASHINGTON, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Native American Tribes from across the United States have joined together to announce the formation of the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA). The new group has been formed to promote e-commerce in Indian Country, protect sovereign rights, and promote consumer protections.

“In this time of unprecedented economic growth potential and increasing efforts to undermine tribal sovereign immunity, the formation of this group could not have come at a better time,” said Barry Brandon, Executive Director of NAFSA and member of Muscogee (Creek) Nation. “We are focused on protecting our sovereignty and continuing to improve the quality of life for our people who have spent far too long suffering in some of the most impoverished areas of the country.”

Read the full press release here: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/tribal-nations-unite-to-defend-sovereign-rights-160511315.html

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