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The Indian gaming industry is closely watching how inflationary pressures on the cost of gas, labor and material could affect business at tribal casinos.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced a proposed ruling that restores tribal sovereignty over waterways within reservation boundaries.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Lorraine Davis has had a front-row seat to observe the growth in minority-owned businesses in the Peace Garden State.
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After investing in or creating an array of portfolio companies in recent years, tribally owned Tepa LLC is focused on positioning the businesses for long-term growth and identifying ways to enhance...
June 27
Imagine having an emergency and calling 911. Then imagine first responders not being able to locate you because your home address isn’t accurately mapped to modern technologies.
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PAWNEE, Okla. — Tribally operated Pawnee Nation College turned to digital learning as part of its strategy to reach more non-traditional students.
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MILWAUKEE, Wis. — A Native-owned contractor is helping to make Milwaukee Police Department precincts a safer place for the community.
 
Here is a round-up of business news from around Indian Country.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — On Saturday, May 21, at the Manito Ahbee Festival, Pow Wow Pitch held the first of three in-person opportunities to participate in its four-month-long pitch competition.
Even with a 30-percent increase in allocated funding, the Treasury Department will fail to meet the demand from Native community development financial institutions for the next fiscal year.
A Supreme Court victory for the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Indian Tribe in a bingo case could serve as a harbinger of tribes’ prospects in future court cases involving Indian gaming.
A key philanthropic organization dedicated to Native American agriculture has joined the U.S. Nature4Climate coalition.
LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer finds herself in a “particularly unworkable” situation regarding two American Indian tribes in West Michigan.
ISLETA, N.M. — Tiwa Lending Services, a Native community development financial institution, has developed a viable mortgage business from a base on the Isleta Pueblo of New Mexico.
After investing in or creating an array of portfolio companies in recent years, tribally owned Tepa LLC is focused on positioning the businesses for long-term growth and identifying ways to enhance Native economies.
Graham Roland has built a prolific career as a TV writer and producer. After getting his start in the writer’s room on 2008’s Prison Break , the Chickasaw tribal citizen has branched out with multiple producer credits on shows like sci-fi story Fringe , sci-fi crime drama Almost Human and thriller Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan.
After awarding more than $350 million since it was formed 53 years ago, the American Indian Graduate Fund is restructuring in a move to help even more students access higher education. The changes include a new name for the organization, which will now be known as the Native Forward Scholars Fund.
The Wabanaki Cultural Tourism Initiative received a $374,000 boost to its efforts aimed at bolstering Native tourism in Maine.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Solar entrepreneur Robert Blake believes renewable energy represents a natural expansion for tribes, both economically and culturally.