RSI Tribal Advantage

100% Tribally-Owned

Working With a Native American Corporation 

RSI Manufacturing is a 100% Tribally-owned, Native American, MMSDC Certified, SBA small business of Waséyabek Development Company, LLC. As a Native American Corporation (NAC), RSI Manufacturing is afforded unique federal contracting advantages. 

Leveraging a Tribally-Owned Business: 


  • NACs are always considered Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDBs) as subcontractors, regardless of NAICS code. 

  • Can received direct-award contracts up to $25 million (and up to $100 million at the Department of Defense) without justification and authorization (13CFR§124.506(b)(5) and National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)) 

  • Sole source contracts below $25 million do not require a J&A per Section 811 

  • Sole Source awards cannot be protested (13CFR124.517(a)) 

  • NACs can have direct negotiations with the Government (13CFR124.503(c)(2)) 

Sister Subsidiary Performance Utilization (GOA Rulings)  

  • Past Performance of a parent or affiliated company can be attributed to the offeror where the proposal demonstrates that the resources of the parent or affiliated company will affect the performance of the offeror. 

  • The proposal must demonstrate that the workforce, management, facilities, or other resources of the affiliate may affect contract performance by the offeror, including a commitment to make key personnel available for the project. 

  • The proposal may also show a commitment by the parent organization to provide sufficient financial resources to the project. 


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