Our New Financial Literacy Program
Our mission is to advocate for tribal sovereignty, promote responsible financial services, and provide better economic opportunity in Indian Country for the benefit of tribal communities. A key component to the above is financial literacy – across the board. We are proud to offer a financial literacy program that can benefit everyone.
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, 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
Al Jazeera America’s recent series “Payday Nation” had so much promise to get the facts right and tell a side of the story which has been woefully underrepresented in the world of partisan media and painfully biased reporting. That promise unfortunately fell flat. It...read more
-Economic Summit Brings Tribal Leaders, Other Stakeholders Together to Promote Economic Development on Reservations- WASHINGTON, DC (June 26, 2014) –As tribes continue working to find new sources of economic development and bring much-needed funding and resources to...read more
An Open Letter to the National Consumer Law Center Setting the Record Straight on SCOTUS Bay Mills Decision
Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians June 9, 2014 Mr. Willard P. Ogburn, Executive Director National Consumer Law Center 7 Winthrop Square Boston, MA 02110 Dear Mr. Ogburn, It was with great interest that I read the comments of your...read more