AMERIND Presents National American Indian Housing Council with $200,000

Santa Ana Pueblo, NM (June 26, 2024) – Staying true to its core values of social and educational investment, AMERIND, the country’s only 100 percent Tribally owned insurance provider, presented the National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) with a $200,000 check to support their efforts in advocating for and improving life, safety, and access to affordable housing in Indian Country.

AMERIND and NAIHC have a long-standing partnership rooted in providing Tribal Governments and other entities with quality training opportunities that support improving housing conditions in Native American communities, advancing housing infrastructure development, and expanding economic and community development across Indian Country.

The check was presented during NAIHC’s 50th Annual Convention & Tradeshow on June 25 in Hollywood, Florida. The convention brings together tribal housing and related industry professionals for education and training, as well as networking, mentoring, sharing best practices, innovation, identifying resources and recognizing industry champions.

“NAIHC has been a great partner to all of Indian Country and us,” said AMERIND CEO Derek Valdo. “We congratulate the organization on 50 years and look forward to working together for the next 50 years.”

AMERIND creates affordable, sustainable insurance products and services for Indian Country. Founded in 1986, it is the only 100 percent Tribally owned insurance company and has earned the A- (Excellent) rating from AM Best. For more information, visit