AMERIND Risk, a Native owned insurance solutions provider, presented a check for $200,000 to the National American Indian Housing Council during the groups' annual convention and tradeshow at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
The check was presented by AMERIND Chairman Phil Bush and the company’s board of directors, to Sami Jo Difuntorum, NAIHC chair, during the convention, which was held in early May. AMERIND makes an annual contribution to NAIHC.
Among the speakers at the convention tradeshow, Gary Davis, president of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development encouraged attendees to remember the importance of keeping dollars in Indian country for further economic development and sustainability, a news release said.
According to its website, AMERIND Risk provides property, liability, workers’ compensation insurance and employee benefits for tribes, tribal governments, tribal businesses and individual property coverage.
NAIHC is the only national organization representing housing interests of Native people who reside in Indian communities, Alaska Native Villages, and on native Hawaiian Home Lands, its site said.
At the convention, which was held May 12-14, NAIHC also announced that its 2016 convention will be held in Hawaii.