AMERIND Critical Infrastructure: Broadband Builds Tribal Communities

Written by at September 3, 2017

Broadband—also known as high-speed Internet—is today’s critical infrastructure. From education to health care, public safety to Tribal housing, broadband provides the platform to build Tribal communities. For example, distance learning supports language preservation by allowing Native language classes to be conducted online. Telemedicine increases access to specialists and preventative care that can be lifesaving while allowing Tribal members to remain in their communities. Shorter response times for police and fire fighters mean that homes and lives can be saved.

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AMERIND Risk Golf Fundraiser Makes Donations to End Cancer & Violence

Written by at July 28, 2017

Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico — Three causes deeply rooted in protecting and supporting Indian Country benefited from AMERIND Risk’s sold-out 13th Annual Protecting Tribal Families Golf Fundraiser, hosted April 27, 2017, at Twin Warriors Golf Club in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.

Monies raised and generous, tax-deductible contributions to the golf tournament went to the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women (CSVANW), the American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF),

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The Art of Safety: AMERIND Announces Youth Winners of National Safety Poster Contest

Written by at July 14, 2017

Native students from across the country put their creative skills to good cause with beautiful poster illustrations promoting safety, as part of AMERIND Risk’s 2017 National Safety Poster Contest. AMERIND announced the contest winners at its Awards Banquet Ceremony on Wednesday, June 28, during the 2017 AMERIND Risk | National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) Annual Convention & Tradeshow, hosted June 27-29 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Students submitted their posters to their individual housing authority in one of nine districts.

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AMERIND & NAIHC Kick-Off Joint Convention in Nashville

Written by at June 28, 2017

This week, hundreds of Tribal leaders, executives and Native organization representatives descended on Nashville, Tennessee—homeland of the United Southern and Eastern Tribes. To kick off the 2017 AMERIND Risk | National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) Annual Convention & Tradeshow, held June 27-29, AMERIND Chairman Greg Borene delivered a heartfelt welcoming speech and presented NAIHC with a check for $200,000. The contribution honors NAIHC’s ongoing commitment to Native interests and housing in Indian Country.

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AMERIND & NAIHC Kick-Off Joint Convention in Nashville

Written by at June 28, 2017

AMERIND & NAIHC Kick-Off Joint Convention in Nashville

This week, hundreds of Tribal leaders, executives and Native organization representatives descended on Nashville, Tennessee—homeland of the United Southern and Eastern Tribes. To kick off the 2017 AMERIND Risk | National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) Annual Convention & Tradeshow, held June 27-29, AMERIND Chairman Greg Borene delivered a heartfelt welcoming speech and presented NAIHC with a check for $200,000. The contribution honors NAIHC’s ongoing commitment to Native interests and housing in Indian Country.

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Spotlight on Safety: AMERIND Risk to Discuss Accident Prevention on ‘Native America Calling,’ Launches 30-Year History Video

Written by at June 20, 2017

This June, AMERIND Risk has used National Safety Month as a platform to elevate awareness and interest in the power of preventative safety through outreach to Native families.

Accidents are the third leading cause of death for Native Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Natives are 42% more likely to work in high-risk occupations. On Wednesday, June 21, AMERIND Risk executives and Tribal safety specialists will appear on the live,

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Network in Nashville: 2017 AMERIND Risk | NAIHC Convention & Tradeshow to Showcase Protecting Tribal Communities and Housing

Written by at June 2, 2017

Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico – The most enlightening and comprehensive event  focused on protecting Tribal communities, Tribal insurance,  and the  Tribal housing industry comes to Nashville, Tennessee, June 27-29. For the third consecutive year, AMERIND Risk will co-host its convention and tradeshow with the National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC), promoting proactive, preventative safety measures for homeowners and Tribal businesses.

AMERIND and the NAIHC are excited to build on the success of last year’s event in Honolulu,

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Notah Begay III to Swing for Worthy Causes at AMERIND Risk’s Annual Golf Tournament

Written by at April 26, 2017

SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — Four-time PGA Tour winner Notah Begay III will grace Twin Warriors Golf Club this Thursday, April 27, in honor of AMERIND Risk’s sold-out 13th Annual Protecting Tribal Families Golf Fundraiser.

Golf teams in the four-person scramble will compete across 18 holes of the award-winning Twin Warriors Golf Club’s championship course, which snakes through high desert on the Pueblo of Santa Ana in New Mexico,

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AMERIND Hosts 13th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Uninsured Tribal Families and Two Native-Strong Organizations

Written by at February 27, 2017

SANTA ANA PUEBLO, New Mexico — Benefiting families without homeowners insurance who suffered devastating loss, as well as cancer education and domestic violence prevention, AMERIND Risk’s 13th Annual Protecting Tribal Families Golf Fundraiser will take place April 27.

AMERIND Risk, the nation’s only 100 percent, tribally owned insurance company, created the Family Emergency Fund to help uninsured tribal homeowners rebuild or repair after a fire, flood or other catastrophic event.

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Insurance Veteran Kenneth Black Promoted to AMERIND Risk Chief Operations Officer

Written by at February 14, 2017

Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico – AMERIND Risk, the only Native-owned provider of insurance solutions, has named Kenneth Black, MBA, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), as its Chief Operations Officer reporting to Derek Valdo, Sr., CEO of AMERIND Risk.

“Kenneth is a valuable member of the AMERIND Risk Team. He has provided solid knowledge of risk and insurance while sharing his experience and mentoring our majority American Indian and Alaska Native staff.

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Iroquois Nationals Name Coaching Staff for 2015 FIL World Indoor Lax Championship

Written by at December 23, 2014

The Iroquois Nationals have announced their general manager and coaching staff for the 2015 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship….

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AMERIND Risk, NAIHC to Host 2015 Annual Convention and Tradeshow

Written by at December 19, 2014

AMERIND Risk and the National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) will host a combined event in May of 2015….

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