Follow NAFOA's broadcasts for the latest in COVID-19 updates, policy news from the Hill, available financial resources as well as new educational initiatives to support our tribal governments and communities.

May 10, 2021

May 10: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

NAFOA advocates for the needs of Indian Country. Want to join our mission? Check out opportunities to join our team, as well as the upcoming webinars, consultations, and important news in the 5 Things You Need to Know This Week.

May 7, 2021

NAFOA announces its 39th Annual Leadership Awards Recipients

NAFOA has honored the accomplishments of a tribal leader, tribal executive, financial deal advancing tribal economies and an education program positively impacting Native Americans. The awards were presented throughout NAFOA’s 39th Annual Conference held virtually.

May 5, 2021

Policy Alert: Upcoming Consultations on Indian Business Incubators Program

Next week, on May 12 and 13th, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) will be holding tribal consultations on the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development's (IEED) proposed regulation to implement the Native American Business Incubators Program Act.

May 3, 2021

Treasury Announces Re-allocation of Some Remaining CARES Act Funds: Undercounted Tribes to Receive Funds

On Friday, April 30, the U.S. Department of the Treasury made an announcement ithey would take action to re-allocate a portion of the remaining unpaid funds reserved for tribal governments within the Coronavirus Relief Fund (“CRF”) under the CARES Act.

  • Treasury

May 3, 2021

May 3: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

NAFOA is committed to uplifting Indian Country. Want to help us out? NAFOA is currently seeking a new Executive Director. Learn about the position, as well as upcoming consultations, and more in the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week.

April 26, 2021

April 26: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

Welcome to #NAFOA2021 Week! Even if you can't attend the Conference, NAFOA is providing all our community members with important news, info about consultations, and financial management resources in the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week.

April 21, 2021

There's Still Time to Register for NAFOA's Virtual 39th Annual Conference

The NAFOA Board Members, Cristina Danforth, VaRene Martin, Christina Jimerson, Hattie Mitchell, and Melanie Benjamin, have a special message for our community. Register today and join us next week as we gather the NAFOA community virtually for #NAFOA2021.

April 20, 2021

Corrected Link Below: TTAC General Welfare Exclusion Subcommittee Tribal Leader Discussion

The subcommittee will be holding a virtual tribal leader session this Thursday April 22, 2021 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET to gather input.

  • Treasury
  • Tax

April 19, 2021

April 19: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

One week left until #NAFOA2021! Learn about the dual taxation consultation aligned with the conference, as well as other upcoming tribal consultations, listening sessions, and policy updates in the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week,

April 15, 2021

Policy Alert: Relaunch of White House Council on Native American Affairs Announced

Today, the White House announced the relaunch of the White House Council on Native American Affairs (WHCNAA). The Council was created by executive order under President Obama in 2013, but did not regularly convene during the Trump Administration. The relaunch of the Council is part of an Administration-wide effort to strengthen the federal government's relationship with Indian Country.