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USDA NASS Presentation
The United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA NASS) conducts a wide variety of economic research on agriculture across the country. Here you will find a recent overview presentation on Native agriculture.
In accordance with our Trust Agreement, NAAF will post each year’s tax return to our website. Please see available documents below.
Mapping Native American Financial Institutions
The link below showcases the headquarters and asset sizes of institutions that are owned by and/or serving the financial needs of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
Agriculture Extension in Indian Country: Perspectives from Native Leaders
Trustee Joe Hiller and CEO Janie Hipp have both written on the importance of and challenges around agriculture extension in Indian Country. Take a look at their writings and interviews below.
- ‘Absolutely discriminatory’: Access to federal agriculture resources lacking in Indian Country | Southerly Magazine | Irina Zhorov | November 2019 | Link
- A Time for Substance: Confronting Funding Inequities at Land Grant Institutions | Tribal College Journal | Dr. Mike Martin and Janie Hipp | February 2018 | Link
- Land Grants: Back to the Future | Choices Magazine | Dr. Mike Martin and Janie Hipp | 3rd Quarter 2016 | Link
- Is 10% Good Enough? Cooperative Extension Work in Indian Country | Journal of Extension | Dr. Joe Hiller | December 2005 | Link