November 3, 2017

Lakota Federal Credit Union and Lakota Funds Launch 1st Annual Coat Drive

We are pleased to announce that we are teaming up with our valued partner, Lakota Funds, to launch our 1st Annual Coat Drive. We are asking our members to help us spread the warmth by donating gently used coats. All […]

October 5, 2017

Shayna Ferguson Panelist at New Ideas Conference

Our Manager, Shayna Ferguson, shared her insight on a panel at the New Ideas Conference in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Shayna was one of three panelists of credit union leaders who shared their personal stories about how they got into […]

September 25, 2017

Lakota Federal Credit Union Celebrates 5-year Anniversary

In just five years the Lakota Federal Credit Union, the only federally-insured financial institution on the Pine Ridge Reservation, has built a membership base of over 2,200, disbursed over 1,800 loans, has a current loan portfolio totaling $2.5 million, and […]

July 6, 2017

the memo: CEO Spotlight

Our very own, Shayna Ferguson was featured in the CEO Spotlight of “the memo,” the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas’ newsletter. Here’s an excerpt: Before becoming a member and an employee, Shayna Ferguson, Manager of the Lakota Federal Credit Union, […]

November 7, 2016

Lakota Federal Credit Union Develops New Products to Support Financially Inclusive Economy

Over 25% of households in Oglala County on the Pine Ridge Reservation have neither a checking nor savings account, but the Lakota Federal Credit Union, the only federally-insured depository institution on the Reservation, is providing tools to help build the […]

April 14, 2016

Lakota Federal Credit Union Expands Services on Rolling Rez Bus

With National Financial Literacy Month in full swing, the Lakota Federal Credit Union is taking several steps to support increased financial capability on the Pine Ridge Reservation. In partnership with First Peoples Fund and Lakota Funds, the credit union will […]

August 24, 2015

Member Survey Reveals Increased Financial Capability on Pine Ridge Reservation

This summer we conducted a survey to find out more about our members – what is important to them, what their financial goals are, and how we can best serve them. One hundred and five individuals that comprise 6% of […]

July 27, 2015

Indian Start-Up Credit Unions Holding On

As published on Indian Country Today Media Network… The experiences of the most recently chartered American Indian-based credit unions have been a mixed bag. Two are well-capitalized and seem to be performing normally, while a third was merged into another […]

June 17, 2015

Enter to Win $50.00!

We are conducting a survey to find out how we can best serve our members. By completing this brief survey, you will be entered into a drawing to win one of two $50.00 gift certificates to Kyle Grocery or Angel’s. […]

May 20, 2015

Lakota Federal Credit Union Now Hiring

The Lakota Federal Credit Union is currently hiring for the following positions:   Member Service Representative/Teller Responsible for providing a variety of paying and receiving functions for members in person, via phone, and through the mail, including processing deposits, withdrawals, […]