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
WASHINGTON (October 22, 2013) -- Following repeated attacks on the lending businesses owned, operated, and regulated by sovereign Native American tribes, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is today joining the fight led by the Native American Financial...read more
Governor George Rivera, Native American Leader, Joins NAFSA Board of Directors to Advance Tribal Economic Development through Online Lending
WASHINGTON (October 7, 2013) -- As the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) continues fighting to preserve tribes' sovereign rights through strong businesses that are adequately regulated by tribal entities, NAFSA is pleased to announce the addition...read more
Court Agrees: New York State Department of Financial Services Perpetuating Irreparable Harm to Indian Country
WASHINGTON (October 1, 2013) -- After the Hon. Richard J. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court, Southern District ofNew York denied a preliminary injunction in The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, et al. v. New York State Department of Financial Services, et...read more
WASHINGTON (September 30, 2013) -- NAFSA's tribal members appreciate the FDIC's recent guidance to banks and processors which codifies the legality of doing business with online lenders. The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) looks forward to...read more
NAFSA Applauds GPTCA Resolution Supporting Online Lending, Opposing Overreach by State of New York, Reaffirming Tribal Sovereignty
WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As state and federal authorities across the country overstep their legal boundaries and infringe on Native Americans' status as sovereign entities, tribes are speaking up in support of their rights, including the...read more