tag: economic development

Montana State Capitol
Tribes that want to start cultivating cannabis in Montana already face restrictions imposed by a state agency.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Janet Yellen
It was a day of firsts as the Rosebud Sioux Tribe welcomed key leaders from the Department of the Treasury to Indian Country.
Janet Yellen
Secretary Janet Yellen is the first leader of the Department of the Treasury to visit Indian Country. Here’s what she said at her meeting with the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
Lynn Malerba
Lynn Malerba, the chief of the Mohegan Tribe, is taking on a prominent role in the Biden administration.
Deb Haaland
“Indigenous people have a strong and abiding connection to the Earth – increasing their access to nature early and often will help lift up the next generation of stewards for this Earth,” said Secretary Deb Haaland.
First National Bank & Trust Co.
Changes in the national and global economy can be stressful but adjusting spending now will help prepare you for the road ahead.
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Native America Calling talks with agriculture advocates about efforts to leverage the federal money to diversify the meat processing industry.
NAFOA
Happy Tuesday! Here are the latest opportunities for you and Indian Country.
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Native American Bank
Not every Native community has a bank where people can open a savings account, an ATM to make a deposit or withdraw cash, or a financial institution that offers home loans, credit cards, and other types of consumer credit.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting to consider S.3381, S.3773 & S.3789 and Roundtable discussion on “Public Safety in Native Communities”
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting and roundtable on May 18, 2022.
U.S. Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court has passed up a chance to address economic sovereignty in Indian Country.
Class of Leading People and Investing to Build Sustainable Communities
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New Mexico Roundhouse
New Mexico is the latest to allow recreational cannabis sales setting up a potential new revenue stream for tribal nations. But there are some legal hurdles.
@hucpiga on TikTok
A young voice from the Winnebago Tribe spurred big change and helped address anti-LGBTQ actions in the community.
Pueblo of Picuris
“My people, my community, we’ve been targets. But the intention is to grow cannabis here,” said Gov. Craig Quanchello of the Pueblo of Picuris.
Deb Haaland
Indian Country’s economic health is vastly more important than scoring partisan points.
Uranium on Navajo Nation
Remnants of more than 500 uranium mines on the Navajo Nation have been a threat to residents for decades.
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Affording the basics is becoming harder every day as inflation continues to creep higher.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 1397, S. 3168, S. 3308, S. 3443, S. 3773 & S. 3789
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a legislative hearing on six bills on March 23, 2022.
Red Lake Nation
The Red Lake Nation is making history as the first in Indian Country to win federal approval for its energy development organization.
Buy Native American: Federal Support for Native Business Capacity Building and Success
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing titled “Buy Native American: Federal Support for Native Business Capacity Building and Success.”
Cherokee Nation
Tribal leaders are hopeful for more economic development opportunities through long-overdue updates to the Buy Indian Act.
American Indian Coalition and the Tennessee Ancient Sites Conservancy
For several months, the Native community and allies have been conducting a campaign to slow down the development of the East Bank of the Cumberland River that flows through Nashville.
Myron Lizer
Myron Lizer, the often controversial vice president of the Navajo Nation who recently declared his ‘love’ for Donald Trump, is running for U.S. Congress.
Flaring North Dakota
The Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota, home to a massive amount of natural gas flaring, is battling for regulatory control over this wasteful practice.
5G Phone
5G wireless technology promises to revolutionize everything from business transactions to online gaming but what about Indian Country?
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Amid a high-stakes political battle, the nation’s highest court is gearing up for some major decisions that will affect Indian Country for generations to come.
Mark Madrid, Isabella Guzman and JacksonBrossy
The Navajo Nation is hosting the leader of the Small Business Administration for her first visit to the largest reservation in the United States.
Cherokee Nation Film Office
Together, we are changing the narrative about Native peoples and culture.
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Cherokee Nation Film Office
The Cherokee Nation is launching a program to provide up to $1 million in incentives for productions filmed on the tribe’s reservation.
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Hawaii is a major vacation destination — and that’s a problem, according to Native Hawaiians who are fed up with the relentless invasion of visitors.
NAFOA
The countdown to NAFOA’s 40th Annual Conference is on!
Indian Health Service Buy Indian Act
The Indian Health Service is expanding opportunities for Indian-owned businesses with a new rule for the Buy Indian Act.
Chuck Sams
In a sit-down conversation with Underscore.news, Chuck Sams, the country’s first Native American parks director, discusses the role his agency can play in better representing Indigenous people and their stories.
Winnebago Tribe Solar
“Solar warriors” are touting the benefits to tribes of solar power, both as economic development and as a sustainable energy solution.
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From seafood to information technology to staffing consultation, tribes are finding additional markets in foreign countries.