Action Alerts

March 19, 2012
*First Nations Supports Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act * Violence against Native American women occurs at a much higher rate than non-Native women. National crime statistics indicate that one in three American Indian women will be raped...
March 15, 2012
First Nations Development Institute supports the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and its campaign to keep funding for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), which are vital to rural communities' economic security, and encourages you to...
March 7, 2012
This month's action alert is brought to you by the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA). NAFOA is requesting comments on IRS Notice 2011-94 regarding the application of the general welfare exclusion to Indian tribal government programs....
February 17, 2012
*Learn more about the American Indian Empowerment Act of 2011 (H.R.3532 )* In November 2011, Congressman Don Young (Republican, Alaska) introduced the American Indian Empowerment Act of 2011. This Act would allow Native nations to request, from the Secretary...

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