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14 Million Dollar Investment in Native American Agriculture

The Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) announces $14 million in grants awarded to 54 organizations serving Native producers. This investment directly benefits 141 sovereign Tribal Nations in 26 different states, impacting nearly 125,000 Native farmers, ranchers,...

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FFAR and AAMVC Seek Nominations for Veterinary Fellowship

There is a critical need for veterinarians’ involvement in challenges ranging from environmental sustainability to population growth, yet few fellowship opportunities exist that encourage veterinary students to study these issues. To help students gain this...

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NAAF Hunger Survey

The Native American Agriculture Fund is conducting a research study to gain a better perspective on the issues of food insecurity and hunger in Tribal households as a result of COVID-19. This survey will be available until April 30th. During that time, we are hoping...

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NAAF LISTENING SESSION February 18th, 2021

The Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) would like to invite you to a listening session on February 18th, 2021 at 2pm Central Time. This inagural session begins a series of sessions which will be held the 3rd Thursday of every month throughout the year. This...

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Law and Policy Internship

Date: May 27, 2020 The Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) - a private charitable trust providing support for business assistance, agricultural education, technical support and advocacy services to Native farmers and ranchers – seeks a law and policy intern...

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Growing Sovereignty

NAAF is honored to have participated in the development of an article published in Native Science Report titled "Growing Sovereignty". Read here...

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2020 INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES FELLOWSHIP

Accepting Solutions How can Native innovators in the US use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities? DEADLINE TO SUBMIT A SOLUTION July 7, 2020 Challenge Overview Solve's 2020 Indigenous Communities...

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COVID-19 Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | March 13, 2020 The Native American Agriculture Fund finds it important to communicate with our stakeholders in the midst of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation. First and foremost, we hold the wellbeing of...

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Sherry Salway Black Receives 2019 Gardner Award

Spotlight #2 August 2019 NAAF Trustee Sherry Salway Black (Oglala Lakota) is the 2019 John W. Gardner Leadership Award recipient. The award is presented by Independent Sector, a national membership organization that brings together a...

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Trust honors KeepsEagle plaintiffs

Press release | July 1, 2019 On Thursday, June 27th, 2019, in Bismarck, ND, the primary plaintiffs of the Keepseagle lawsuit were bestowed eagle feathers in honor and respect due to their modern day warrior activity in fighting for equal opportunity and rights in the...

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Vince Logan joins Native American Agriculture Fund leadership

Press release | April 10, 2019 Institutional investment advisor and corporate lawyer Vince Logan has joined the Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Logan, a member of the Osage Nation, is responsible for...

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Native American Agriculture Fund to distribute $266 million

Philanthropy News Digest | August 14, 2018 “A decades-long battle to resolve claims that the U.S. Department of Agriculture systematically discriminated against Native American farmers and ranchers has come to an end with the establishment of a trust that will...

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Native American Agriculture Fund launched

Press release | August 13, 2018 Trustees recently met to launch the new Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF). The NAAF is an outgrowth of the long-standing Keepseagle v. Vilsack case which spent more than 18 years in federal...

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