Marguerite Smith


Marguerite Smith is a citizen of the Shinnecock Indian Nation and resides on her home reservation on Eastern Long Island, New York. Ms. Smith is an attorney admitted to the bar in New York State. She is also an arbitrator, mediator, educator and a consultant in dispute resolution with special interests in human resources and Native American, multi-cultural, environmental and social justice issues.


First Nations Oweesta Corporation
2432 Main Street
Longmont, CO 80501

Oweesta is an equal opportunity employer and provider.


Oweesta is the only existing Native CDFI intermediary offering financial products and development services exclusively to Native CDFIs and Native communities. Specifically, Oweesta provides training, technical assistance, investments, research, and policy advocacy to help Native communities develop an integrated range of asset-building products and services, including financial education and financial products.

Asset-building tools stimulate reservation economies by providing tribal members the opportunity to acquire financial management skills and build and accumulate assets through small business creation, homeownership, education, and much more.


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