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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.

April 14, 2021

Policy Alert: Guidance Released for Homeowner Assistance Fund

On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, The U.S. Department of the Treasury released guidance regarding the Homeowner Assistance Fund (“HAF”). The HAF allocates nearly $10 billion to assist homeowners experiencing financial hardship after January 21, 2020 and is part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

April 14, 2021

Hear from the Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers at #NAFOA2021

Join us on Tuesday, April 27th for a discussion with Cecilia Rouse, the 30th Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Ms. Rouse will address the administration’s plans to build a strong economy and a more just society. Cecilia Rouse is the first Black leader of C.E.A. in its 75-year history. In this role, she serves as President Biden’s Chief Economist and a Member of the Cabinet.

April 13, 2021

Tribal Priorities Included Within President's Discretionary Budget Request

On Friday, April 9 2021, the White House released its Fiscal Year 2022 Discretionary Funding Request. This proposal comes as Congress is getting ready to begin their annual Appropriations process.

April 12, 2021

April 12: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

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

Join a Live Podcast Session and Performances at #NAFOA2021

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

Secretary Yellen Joins Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting, Subcommittees Need Tribal Feedback

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.

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April 5, 2021

April 5: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

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

Call for Nominations for Treasury Secretary Appointments to TTAC

The Department of the Treasury is seeking nominations for three appointments to the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC).

  • Treasury