Uplifting voices and opportunities from our community members and partners.

Havasu Falls
Tourism is big money for many tribes and individual entrepreneurs. But it also has the potential to diminish people’s quality of life.

Ketchikan, Alaska
Three members of a family with multi-state and international connections have been sentenced for selling over $1 million in fake Alaska Native goods.

Your latest news on tribal finance and economic development.

Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation strives to be a great place to work, because we want the best and brightest to serve our community.

St. Mary Canal
The Blackfeet Nation and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will work together to address the impacts of a water system failure on the reservation in Montana.

Did you know you can post your open positions on the NAFOA Job Board?

Ground Control
Skateboarding has become increasingly popular among Native athletes and recreational boarders, as organizers step up their support with places to skate.

The best part of Monday mornings is the NAFOA newsletter.

We celebrate Pride Month and the strength of our LGBTQIA+ relatives.

Navajo Sheep
Join Andi Murphy for The Menu, Native America Calling’s regular feature on Native food!

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe 26th Annual Powwow
“Each year, Pow Wow strengthens the bonds within our community and among our guests from afar,” said Chairman Marshall Pierite.

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Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation is a leader for Indian Country and the best in model in Oklahoma for how a government can uplift its citizens.

Edgar Blatchford
Edgar Blatchford, Iñupiaq and Yup’ik, is a former journalist and political official who has been involved in Alaska Native affairs for decades.

Sac and Fox Nation Powwow
Tribal citizens are seeing an increase in targeted stops and fines by non-Indian law enforcement in Oklahoma despite a long-standing sovereignty victory.

Join us in welcoming Rodney Butler as NAFOA’s new Board President!

Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation leads in growing the economy, creating jobs, and improving the well-being not just for our citizens — but for all of northeast Oklahoma.

Kassie John
Diné multimedia artist Kassie John is the newest cultural ambassador to wear the Miss Indian World crown.

Ho-Chunk Inc.
Join Native America Calling to hear about the unique opportunities and challenges that come with tribal wealth.

Demand justice for our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives.

TikTok is a source of entertainment and information for Native users — and it could go away following enactment of a new U.S. law.

Native American Horse Education Foundation
George Goode explains the significance of farrier education through the Native American Horse Education Foundation, which provides courses to Native communities.

Show some love for the Earth that sustains us. Happy Earth Day!

Choctaw Nation Advanced Technology Initiatives
Native drone pilots are building careers using drones for scoping out landscapes for construction, searching for lost hikers, and even assessing potentially sacred areas.

Sending best wishes to accountants everywhere on Tax Day!

Lummi Nation Healing Pole
All across the country, tribes are working to find the most promising opioid treatments funded by dozens of settlements with pharmaceutical giants.

Allium tricoccum
What’s on The Menu? The state of Native agriculture, wild onion season and Native matriarchs.

There’s still time to register and book your hotel for #NAFOA2024 in Florida!

Lawmakers from both parties are supporting — and opposing — a bill that would ban TikTok unless the social media app is sold to a non-foreign owner.

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National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development is celebrating young leaders at the Reservation Economic Summit.

Shawn Spruce and Chris James
Doing business on a global scale means understanding the competitive advantages tribes and First Nations bring to the table.

Native America Calling
Small business serve as building blocks for tribes, providing jobs and circulating revenue within the community.

NAFOA proudly celebrates the contributions of Native women in leadership.

Elver Fishing
Overfishing in Japan, a thriving black market, and even the Fukushima nuclear disaster are all fanning the flames of fishing disputes involving tribes and First Nations in the U.S. and Canada.

Native America Calling NAC
Native agriculture is now a $6.4 billion industry, doubling in sales from 2017 to 2022.

NAFOA stays on top of the news so you always start your week informed and ready.

National Congress of American Indians
The National Congress of American Indians opened its executive council winter session in Washington, D.C.

Economic Diversification to Create Prosperous Tribal Economies
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs holds a hearing on “Economic Diversification to Create Prosperous Tribal Economies.”