tag: economic development

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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.
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Indian Country still has time to claim a $1,200 stimulus payment from the federal government. The deadline to apply is November 21.
“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).
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“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.
cherokeebison
Food security is always an issue for our citizenry and it has only been magnified during the COVID-19 crisis.
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The Chickasaw Nation is moving forward with two gaming projects in Oklahoma.
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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.
cherokeenation
A fundamental principle of our Cherokee culture is that we should consider the impact of what we do today on the next seven generations of future Cherokees.
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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.
tomcole
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.
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Alaska Native corporations top a list of Alaska-owned businesses ranked by gross revenues.
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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.

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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.
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Five Indian Country bills are on their way to President Donald Trump for his signature.
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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.
glaciernationalpark
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.
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It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.
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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.
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The 9,000 square-foot Navajo Blue Travel Plaza is located along a busy interstate in Arizona.
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Voters in Nebraska are being asked to authorize casino-style gaming in their state as part of an initiative backed by Ho-Chunk Inc.