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WASHINGTON — The Canadian government’s invocation of a 1977 treaty between the United States and Canada in an attempt to move forward with a northern Michigan pipeline project is causing alarm for tribal leaders. The reason: Tribal officials say they have the higher ground on treaty issues. 

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WASHINGTON — Vice President of the United States Kamala Harris offered welcome news to tribes when she recently said the Biden administration will review federal agency memos and rules related to Public Law 102-477 after tribal consultation takes place. 

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Here is a round up of business news from around Indian Country.

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Joe Valandra saw an opportunity to help tribal communities develop their own broadband projects and bring needed services to areas across Indian Country. 

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted how essential the internet is to daily life, while also exposing the wide connectivity gap across Indian Country. 

At the same time, the global health crisis — and the billions in federal relief funding approved in response to it — also created a perfect storm for Native American woman-owned Aquila Cubed Consulting LLC.

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Here is a round up of business news from around Indian Country. 

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A Harvard University analysis of this year’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) pandemic relief funding for tribes shows vastly inequitable distributions, largely because of formulaic choices made by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

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WASHINGTON — The Economic Development Administration (EDA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce is making bold regulatory moves to include for-profit entities owned by tribes in its grant programming.

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WASHINGTON — Native American advocates ranging from the National Congress of American Indians to the Association on American Indian Affairs are taking the U.S. Census Bureau to task for not including Indigenous pandemic-related economic statistics in several new national analyses.

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Here is a round up of business news from around Indian Country.