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.
By working together, we can provide much-needed economic opportunity and development to Indian Country for the benefit of our tribal communities.
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
Last month, both the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) issued proposals to allow banks and credit unions to offer short-term, small-dollar lending products. In an article published this week...read more
In a hearing last week convened by the House Financial Services’ Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee, members of Congress on the panel considered four statutory changes to the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...read more
Nearly a month after the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held confirmation hearings for Tara Sweeney, President Trump’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Committee has advanced her nomination, clearing it for action on the Senate floor....read more
Deb Haaland Wins New Mexico Congressional Primary, Putting Her on Track to Become First Native American Woman in U.S. Congress
In the primary for New Mexico’s first Congressional District on Tuesday night, Deb Haaland, an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Laguna, handily beat out five other challengers to secure the Democratic nomination. While 21 Native Americans have served in...read more
On Monday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the appointment of Valerie Szczepanik as Associate Director of the Division of Corporation Finance and Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation. In the new position, Ms. Szczepanik...read more