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Many Native entrepreneurs start their businesses to address a lack of representation in their given industries. Crystal Echo Hawk founded IllumiNative to help combat the widespread dearth of knowledge about Native Americans in mainstream culture. 

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SHAWNEE, Okla. — For John “Rocky” Barrett, one main goal for the Citizen Potawatomi Nation is to keep a dollar spent within its jurisdiction as long as it can. The way to do that locally is for the tribe to provide products and services needed for daily life. 

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

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Three-dozen American Indian and Alaska Native tribes will split nearly $10.4 million in Tribal Transit Grants issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration.

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Native News Online, the sister publication of Tribal Business News, has joined the year-old URL Media as its 10th member and first Indigenous-led media organization. 

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MESA, Ariz. — The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development is leveraging a $300,000 grant from KeyBank to expand its Native Edge Institute (NEI) training events in eight states. 

To complement the business development training and services, the funding also will empower Native Edge Finance CDFI to make 20 small business loans to Native-owned companies in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Colorado, Michigan, and New York. 

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New grant funding will help Sicangu Community Development Corporation to communicate with its community members about the sustainability of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s traditional agricultural practices. 

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

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RAPID CITY, S.D. — NDN Collective aims to redistribute $50 million in grant funding from the Bush Foundation to help close the racial wealth gap for Indigenous people in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. 

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The COVID-19 omicron variant has swept through Native communities, prompting renewed social distancing and quarantine measures that also further emphasize the greater need for improved broadband connectivity.