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18 July 2024 Tribal Business News Staff
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a funding opportunity aimed at bolstering collaboration between intertribal organizations to advance clean energy initiatives in federally recognized tribal communities.
19 Jul
A Florida man has been indicted for allegedly selling fake Native American jewelry at art shows across the United States, according to the Department of Justice.
July 20
After a year of historic funding gains for Native housing, next year’s budget remains wildly uncertain, leaving tribes and Native housing organizations in limbo again.
July 19
Native American economic well being can “spill over” into a tribe’s neighbors. That means that strong Native economies can provide nearby communities with more business and wider access to federal...
July 19
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) on Friday announced a new program offering $240,000 in grant funding to support Native American-owned small businesses seeking to expand their export...
The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced $65 million in funding to support Native American small business and entrepreneurship through the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI).
 
Squeezed for space and facing a construction boom in the region, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s economic development arm is building for the future.
Entrepreneur Dana Thompson (Wahpeton-Sisseton, Mdewakanton Dakota), co-founder of the award-winning Owamni restaurant in Minneapolis, has launched a new social impact company and adult beverage brand called “Heti.”
The nonprofit Native CDFI Network and banking giant Wells Fargo on Thursday announced a year-long initiative to bolster economic opportunities and financial inclusion for Native American communities in California and Nevada.
Here’s our monthly roundup of tribal gaming coverage, including casino expansions, partnerships, executive changes and and other news.
Two hundred years ago, the Iowa Tribe was forced from its ancestral lands along the Missouri River, uprooted by settlers eager to seize control of vital trade routes. This act of displacement changed their way of life.
The federal government has funneled more than $2 billion directly into Indian Country broadband - with more yet to come . Between tribal-specific programs and wider eligibility for other federal grants, historic funding has kickstarted new tribal network infrastructure across the country.
This month's tribal land roundup features significant land deals and trust news, including the Shasta Tribe reclaiming ancestral land and a federal court decision on land-into-trust acquisitions in Alaska.
Diné Development Corporation (DDC), the economic development arm of the Navajo Nation, announced the formation of a strategic joint venture by subsidiary Red Canyon Technologies, as well as a significant contract award for its DDC IT Services unit.
Alissa Pili, a rookie with the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx basketball team, has signed an endorsement deal with Nike’s N7 brand.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has partnered with the College of Menominee Nation in northeastern Wisconsin on a grant program for the state’s federally recognized tribes and their members.
The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) said it will provide grant funding to six tribal projects through a collaboration with the US Forest Service.
The Midwest Tribal Energy Resources Association (MTERA) has a big job in front of it: deploying $62 million in grant funding to support solar energy projects across 35 tribes in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan.