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.

March 31, 2021

Don't Miss Representative Sharice Davids at #NAFOA2021

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.

March 31, 2021

Policy Alert: Provide Feedback on the GASB's Technical Plan

The Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council (GASAC) is seeking feedback in prioritizing the Governmental Accounting Standards Board's (GASB) technical plan. This survey will inform the GASAC and GASB on what areas to focus its research.

  • GASB

March 29, 2021

March 29: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

Is it Monday again? Learn about the latest news with NAFOA - including information about the #NAFOA2021 Conference and our Orange Book sale - as well as the COVID-19 relief for ag producers, and a financial literacy webinar from our partner.

March 24, 2021

Get Your Comedy and Caffeine at #NAFOA2021

Laugh and learn at NAFOA's Virtual 39th Annual Conference! In between our informative sessions on Tuesday and Thursday, enjoy a comedy break with stand-up comedian, actor & podcast host Marc Yaffee.

March 22, 2021

March 22: 5 Things You Need to Know This Week

Spring time is here and it's buzzing with new opportunities. Learn about upcoming tribal consultations, grad school events, job postings and more in the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week.

March 18, 2021

Policy Alert: Upcoming Treasury Consultations

The Department of the Treasury is holding several tribal leader Consultations within the next few weeks regarding the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund payments, the American Recovery Plan Act (ARP) Tribal Relief Fund formula, and on Treasury's Consultation process itself.

  • Treasury

March 16, 2021

Policy Alert: Congresswoman Deb Haaland Confirmed as Secretary for Department of the Interior

Yesterday, in an historic vote, the U.S. Senate voted 51-40 to confirm Congresswoman Deb Haaland as the next Secretary of the Department of the Interior.

March 15, 2021

March 15: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

Want to make sure you're informed and prepared to start your week? Get the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week delivered in your inbox! Learn about the latest tribal consultations and public meetings, job postings, and more.

March 11, 2021

President Signs American Rescue Plan: $31.2 Billion for Indian Country

Today, President Joe Biden signed H.R. 1319: The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) into law. The ARP provides $1.9 trillion worth of funding to support COVID-19 relief and vaccination efforts and includes over $31 billion specifically for tribal communities. This $31 billion includes $20 billion for tribal governments and over $6 billion for Native health systems.

March 10, 2021

Treasury Tribal Consultation CARES Act - Shawnee Tribe v. Yellen Thursday March 18

Next Thursday, March 18, 2020 The Department of the Treasury is hosting two consultations on the allocation amounts reserved for tribal governments from the Coronavirus Relief Fund established by the CARES Act last March.

  • Treasury