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RAPID CITY, S.D. — Zane and Stephen Swan got a taste of entrepreneurship during late nights on the laser engraving machine, after working during the day at their full-time jobs. 

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Native and Athabascan tribal member Arthur Stevens has been “entrepreneurially minded” ever since he was a kid.

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MUSKOGEE, Okla. — The owners of MoonHawk Art LLC know firsthand the power of persistence.

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WASHINGTON — A bill to jumpstart Native American-owned small business creation passed the House on Monday and is on its way to the White House for the president’s signature.   

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HELENA, Mont. — The eight federally recognized American Indian tribes in Montana shared in a $160,000 grant program aimed at supporting Native-owned small businesses. 

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The National Congress of American Indians is offering a $140,000 grant program aimed at shoring up Native-owned small businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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BOZEMAN, Mont. — A team from the student chapter of the American Indigenous Business Leaders at Montana State University received top honors in a national business plan competition announced last month. 

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HELENA, Mont. — Applications are now open for a $320,000 grant program aimed at helping Native American entrepreneurs in Montana to launch or scale small businesses. 

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Loren Aragon, CEO and designer at ACONAV, a Native-owned couture fashion brand, spent the first 18 years of his life growing up on the Acoma Pueblo reservation in New Mexico. From there, his life has gone in many directions. From science to the arts, his resume is not only stacked with accomplishments, but is as diverse as one could imagine. 

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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Being a small-business owner when the economy is strong is often a challenge — surviving through a pandemic turns that into an uphill battle not everyone will win.