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 (February 4, 2015) – The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) is pleased to announce Lance Gumbs as its new Executive Director. As Executive Director, Lance will direct the day-to-day operations and strategic direction of NAFSA, the leading trade association for tribally-owned e-commerce businesses.read more
The Blaze: Native Americans Say Obama Program Is Hurting Their Businesses and Is an Affront to Tribal Sovereignty
A Native American group contends a controversial Obama administration program is harming online businesses that are critical to funding tribal governments, and at the same time violating tribal sovereignty.
Operation Choke Point is run through the Department of Justice and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and targets how banks handle accounts with certain industries the agencies consider high-risk, including the gun industry, payday or short-term lenders, porn shops, casinos, coin dealers, check cashers and debt collectors.read more
When President Obama spoke recently at the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference, he told the assembled leaders from the 566 federally recognized tribes that his administration would…read more
Many tribes have recently become involved in pursuing business operated over the Internet. These E-Commerce opportunities have not only created thriving economies, but they…read more
WASHINGTON, DC (October 7, 2014) – A legal analysis released today by attorneys for two Native American tribes reinforced the substantial positive aspects of a recent opinion issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, which reaffirmed the tribal...read more
NAFSA: Federal Appeals Court Ruling Affirms Tribal Sovereignty, Acknowledges Strong Case for Ultimate Victory
WASHINGTON, DC (October 1, 2014) – After the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that Native American sovereignty is a critically relevant issue to the State of New York’s attempt to shut down Indian-owned businesses, Barry Brandon, Executive Director...read more