Paiute leader urges Utah tribes to take action
Utah tribes need to do less talking and take more action to improve conditions on reservations, a Paiute executive said.

Travis Parashonts, the founder and CEO of the Cedar Band of Paiutes' economic development corporation, gave the keynote at Utah's second annual Native American Summit. He said tribal leaders need to take matters into their own hands if they want to see progress.

"Get up and do something about it," he said, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. "For too long we've been waiting for someone to come do it for us."

Parashonts founded Suh'dutsing Technologies for the Cedar Band. In a few short years, the company has grown to be one of the largest government contracting firms.

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Tribal summit: 'Make something happen' (The Salt Lake Tribune 9/13)

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