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APRIL 12, 2021
The 5 Things You Need to Know this Week is packed with important updates for tribal governments including information about upcoming tribal consultations, updates from the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC), and more
APRIL 7, 2021
NAFOA's podcast, "Standing for Tomorrow," invites tribal leaders to discuss the financial, community, and personal impacts of the pandemic on their tribes. We will be hosting a live podcast session for our final keynote of the Virtual 39th Annual Conference.
APRIL 6, 2021
The Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC) held its seventh meeting telephonically on March 17, 2021. Since the meeting, several opportunities for input from tribal leaders on each of the three subcommittee issue areas have become available.
APRIL 5, 2021
NAFOA is always looking out for tribes. Learn about the latest policy updates like what's in store for tribes in the American Jobs Plan, upcoming consultations, and more in the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week.
APRIL 1, 2021
The Department of the Treasury is seeking nominations for three appointments to the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC).
MARCH 31, 2021
in us for this keynote session to hear how Representative Davids’ work on her two pivotal committees -- The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and The Committee on Small Business.
NAFOA’s pilot podcast, "Standing Together for Tomorrow," invites tribal leaders to discuss the financial, community, and personal impacts of the pandemic on their tribes.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted Indian Country and isolated our people when we need to support each other the most. Listen as NAFOA’s 1st Vice President, VaRene Martin, sits down with Chairwoman Erica Pinto of Jamul Indian Village and Chairman Bo Mazzetti of Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians to learn more about their community's response to the pandemic and how they are creating solutions for a more hopeful tomorrow.
NAFOA is here to provide resources and information as Indian Country continues to navigate the latest COVID-19 Developments. Learn more about the status of legislative efforts that advocate for Indian Country's relief inclusion and the progress of the Tribal COVID-19 working group comprised of national and regional native organizations across the country.RESOURCES
NAFOA hosts and partners with key groups to provide educational and informational events to a wide variety of audiences.
Virtual 39th Annual Conference13 days
Spring ConferenceApril 26, 2021
Introductory Tribal Financial and Accounting Certificateabout 1 month
Professional DevelopmentMay 18, 2021
2021 Fall Finance & Tribal Economies Conference6 months
Fall ConferenceSeptember 27, 2021
40th Annual Conference12 months
ConferencesApril 4, 2022
Financial Reporting and Information Guide for Tribal Governments and Enterprises
The Financial Reporting and Information Guide for Tribal Governments and Enterprises (Orange Book) addresses the complex economic activity and related entity differences of tribal settings. It also presents an overview of the financial reporting framework in a tribal setting. The Orange Book includes ten chapters covering the unique operating environment of tribal governments from financial reporting with business activities to fiduciary activities to federal tax and information reporting. The Orange Book was informally reviewed by accounting standard setters and includes sample tribal financial statements.Learn more