Winnebago Tribe sees success with Ho-Chunk Inc.
The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is seeing success with Ho-Chunk Inc., its economic development corporation.

The tribe started HCI with gaming money over 10 years ago. The corporation now boasts $100 million in revenues and businesses in six states, Mexico, Iraq and Afghanistan.

"It's not like we're a rich tribe," CEO Lance Morgan, a tribal member, told the Associated Press. "We're just one of the best of the poor tribes."

To build on the success, the tribe started the Ho-Chunk Community Development Corp., a non-profit organization that has raised $11 million to improve conditions on the reservation.

HCI owns Indianz.Com and its sister e-commerce site, AllNative.Com.

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Relevant Links:
Ho-Chunk Inc. - http://www.hochunkinc.com
Winnebago Tribe - http://www.winnebagotribe.com

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