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19 November 2023 Kaili Berg
Since middle school, Calandra Etsitty (Diné) has always known she wanted to own a business.
19 Nov
As the ilani casino looks to reignite its vibrancy, the tribally owned gaming facility is turning up the volume with a classic-rock twist.
November 26
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that it has awarded seven grants totaling $1.6 million to tribes through the new Rural and Tribal Assistance Pilot Program (RTA).
November 13
The Native American Rights Fund (NARF) and the Walton Family Foundation announced the Tribal Water Institute, a new initiative to address water challenges in the West.
November 20
Small Business Administration (SBA) lending to Native-owned companies has increased under the Biden administration, according to information the agency shared Friday with Tribal Business News .
The Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority has distinguished itself as one of the six winners in the 2023 Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge, a competitive national initiative that...
Two prominent Indigenous venture capital funds on Saturday announced a new organization aimed at narrowing the gap between Native entrepreneurs and the capital sources that many other founders often...
 
A roundup of tribal business and Native nonprofit executives on the move in Indian Country.
When it comes to running a business that creates social impact, Indigenous footwear maker Manitobah has been walking the talk for more than a quarter-century.
Native Americans are the most unbanked group in the country, with 16% lacking access to banking services. This can lead to a range of challenges, including difficulty accessing credit, paying for basic necessities, and gaining financial literacy.
The Oneida Indian Nation announced a $370 million expansion of its Verona, New York-based Turning Stone Casino, per a statement released Friday.
Four Native American organizations will share in a $32 million grant program that aims to bolster local food promotion, according to an announcement Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office last week announced a formal tribal consultation aimed at protecting tribal cultural resources, such as genetic resources, cultural expressions, and traditional knowledge.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report concerning the real estate services provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), concluding that the agency frequently falls short in meeting deadlines for real estate procedures, including mortgage processing.
Here’s this week’s roundup of federal contracting news, information and awards involving entities owned by federally recognized tribes, Alaska Native Corporations (ANC) and Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHO), as well as Native-owned businesses. But first a word about 8(a).
Growing up in the ‘80s, Tom Ramos remembers going to pow wows with his relatives to set up vending booths in hopes of making it through tough holiday seasons. Between the upfront charges for booths and other event costs, Ramos’ family would have to clear $125 in sales before they saw a dollar’s worth of profit.
Washington State University business professor Joe Gladstone doesn’t have a lot of Native students. For that matter, he doesn’t have a lot of Native colleagues either.
Shoshana Wasserman believes in the power of sharing Native stories.
Grasslands in Montana represent some of the last remaining large-scale prairies in the world. In an effort to safeguard these vital landscapes, a Montana-based conservation nonprofit is deepening its long-standing relationship with the Fort Belknap Indian Community.