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Chris James and Derrick Watchman: Economic development in Indian Country (November 23, 2020)In 2020, we are grateful for the contributions of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians make to our country – from business to politics and everything in between.
Native Sun News Today: Deadline extended for COVID-19 stimulus (November 16, 2020)Indian Country still has time to claim a $1,200 stimulus payment from the federal government. The deadline to apply is November 21.
Rep. Haaland statement on Native American Heritage Month (November 2, 2020)“Native Americans have overcome many hardships since the onset of colonization — genocide, forced relocation and assimilation — but we’re still here,” said Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico).
Native Sun News Today: Tribes take steps to bridge digital divide (October 29, 2020)“We’ll see in the coming years how this is going to change our communities,” said Ernest Weston Jr. of the Oglala Sioux Tribe Planning Office.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation addresses food security amid COVID-19 (October 27, 2020)Food security is always an issue for our citizenry and it has only been magnified during the COVID-19 crisis.
‘A historic day’: #MMIW legislation finally signed into law (October 12, 2020)It took years of work by Native women and activists but legislation to address the crisis of missing and murdered sisters and relatives has finally become law.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin: Rebuilding America’s economy (October 6, 2020)By helping small businesses through tough times with forgivable loans, offering tax credits in Opportunity Zones to lift up distressed communities, and investing in our infrastructure, we can get America back to work and rebuild our economy.
Rep. Tom Cole: Americans need more COVID-19 relief (October 6, 2020)Although there is broad bipartisan agreement in Congress that additional coronavirus relief is needed, I regret that the status of delivering relief hasn’t changed a lot.
Indian Country Today: Alaska Native corporations mean business (October 5, 2020)Alaska Native corporations top a list of Alaska-owned businesses ranked by gross revenues.
Native innovators selected as Indigenous Communities Fellows (September 30, 2020)
MIT Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute for Technology, announced eight new Indigenous Communities Fellows. Recipients received a total of $105,000 in funding.
S.294 | Native American Business Incubators Program Act | 116th Congress (September 24, 2020)S.294, the Native American Business Incubators Program Act, is close to becoming law. The bill aims to boost entrepreneurship and economic development in Indian Country.
Sen. John Hoeven hails passage of Indian Country legislation (September 22, 2020)Five Indian Country bills are on their way to President Donald Trump for his signature.
Biden for President hosts Native small business event (September 22, 2020)The Joe Biden campaign is hosting a Native American Small Business Owners Training and Roundtable featuring Karen Mills, the former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Montana Free Press: Popular national park deals with COVID-19 challenges (September 21, 2020)While visitation is down, Glacier National Park faced unprecedented gridlock after the Blackfeet Nation closed the park’s eastern boundary. Officials say the season offers lessons for the future.
Indian bills on House schedule for week of September 21, 2020 (September 20, 2020)It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center announces latest development (September 16, 2020)Join the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) for an update on economic development activities in New Mexico’s biggest city.
Navajo Nation debuts travel plaza at gaming facility (September 15, 2020)The 9,000 square-foot Navajo Blue Travel Plaza is located along a busy interstate in Arizona.
Tribal corporation secures victory in gaming initiative dispute (September 11, 2020)Voters in Nebraska are being asked to authorize casino-style gaming in their state as part of an initiative backed by Ho-Chunk Inc.
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