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
President Trump is expected to nominate Joseph Otting, an ally and former employee of Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin’s OneWest Bank, to manage the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Otting brings an extensive background in commercial banking...read more
In a recent article in Indian Country Today, NAFSA executive director Gary Davis offered his thoughts on California Rep. Doug LaMalfa, who is the new chairman of the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs on the House Natural Resources Committee....read more
The American Bankers Association (ABA) recently published a report, titled “Small Dollar Credit, Millions of Small Needs Add Up to a Big Deal: Banks Should Be Allowed to Offer Customers Multiple Choices,” detailing the potential entry of banks into small dollar...read more
President Trump’s proposed budget for the federal government’s fiscal year 2018 includes the near elimination of the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund, reducing the program’s budget from $248 million to $14 million. CDFIs provide a wide range of...read more
In what was originally billed as a hearing on antiquated and ineffective natural resource laws, the House Committee on Natural Resources quickly shifted the debate into a critique on the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 (IRA): federal legislation that began the...read more
The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to take a floor vote of all members on the Financial CHOICE Act the week of June 5th. The bill remains mostly unchanged from the one that passed the House Financial Services Committee last month, although a provision that...read more