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Indian Country and allies say goodbye to 'hero' Frank LaMere
Indian Country and allies say goodbye to 'hero' Frank LaMere (June 17, 2019)

Peace and justice activist Frank LaMere is being laid to rest on the Winnebago Reservation as Native leaders and allies celebrate his legacy.


National Congress of American Indians enters 'new chapter' with new executive
National Congress of American Indians enters 'new chapter' with new executive (June 12, 2019)

The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal organization has hired Kevin Allis, Forest County Potawatomi, as its first chief executive officer.


'Under Attack': Fate of tribal lending industry in hands of appeals court
'Under Attack': Fate of tribal lending industry in hands of appeals court (May 6, 2019)

Tribes are paying close attention to a court case that they say will have a major impact on efforts to improve economic conditions in their communities.


New law and policy firm boasts majority ownership by Native women
New law and policy firm boasts majority ownership by Native women (April 2, 2019)

The Big Fire Law and Policy Group promises to fight for tribes and their rights.


Winnebago Tribe moves forward with major community expansion plans
Winnebago Tribe moves forward with major community expansion plans (March 1, 2019)

With employment and economic opportunities growing, the Winnebago Tribe is ready to welcome more people to the reservation.


Winnebago Tribe still fighting back a year after raid on reservation
Winnebago Tribe still fighting back a year after raid on reservation (February 4, 2019)

Federal agents raided the reservation in what leaders of the Winnebago Tribe have called an attack on their sovereignty.


Federal authorities seized more than $1 million in property in Winnebago raid
Federal authorities seized more than $1 million in property in Winnebago raid (July 19, 2018)

The economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe stands to lose more than $1 million in property thanks to the federal government.


Indian lawmaker welcomes tribal delegation to Nebraska Capitol
Indian lawmaker welcomes tribal delegation to Nebraska Capitol (March 13, 2018)

A delegation of leaders from the Winnebago Tribe educated lawmakers in Nebraska about the economic renaissance on their reservation.


Winnebago Tribe corporation announces $107M in developments
Winnebago Tribe corporation announces $107M in developments (December 4, 2015)

Ho-Chunk Inc. is investing in the Siouxland region, an area near the reservation that's home to many tribal members.


Kevin Abourezk: Nebraska symposium focuses on Native issues
Kevin Abourezk: Nebraska symposium focuses on Native issues (May 5, 2015)

The symposium set for May 14-15 incorporates the commission’s Standing Bear Breakfast and will be informative for anyone concerned about the future wellbeing of Natives in the Great Plains.


Ho-Chunk Inc executive Lance Morgan receives business honor
Ho-Chunk Inc executive Lance Morgan receives business honor (July 28, 2014)

Winnebago tribal member is being named Advocate of the Year by the Minority Business Development Agency.


Morgan and Galanda: Tax credits create jobs in Indian Country
Morgan and Galanda: Tax credits create jobs in Indian Country (October 15, 2013)

Lance Morgan, the CEO of Ho-Chunk, Inc., and attorney Gabriel Galanda, discuss the benefits of the New Markets Tax Credit in Indian Country.


Winnebago Tribe purchases majority stake in building in Iowa
Winnebago Tribe purchases majority stake in building in Iowa (September 21, 2012)

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska has acquired a majority stake in the largest building in Sioux City, Iowa. Ho-Chunk Inc., the tribe's economic development corporation, plans to rename the 155,486...


Kevin Abourezk: Winnebago  Tribe finds  success with business
Kevin Abourezk: Winnebago Tribe finds success with business (September 20, 2012)

"Lance Morgan posted a link on Facebook to a news story about his tribe’s new arena football team on Tuesday afternoon. Within two hours, a Native lawyer who had written...


Ho-Chunk Inc. executive addresses tribal leaders at NCAI meet
Ho-Chunk Inc. executive addresses tribal leaders at NCAI meet (June 19, 2012)

Lance Morgan, the head of Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, spoke at the National Congress of American Indians midyear conference on Monday. Morgan...


Lance Morgan: Winnebago Tribe builds economy on reservation
Lance Morgan: Winnebago Tribe builds economy on reservation (June 4, 2012)

"Ho-Chunk, Inc. and the Winnebago Tribe are probably one of the best-kept secrets in Siouxland. We have been quietly building a robust economy in Winnebago and are developing a variety...


Winnebago Tribe goes global with economic development efforts
Winnebago Tribe goes global with economic development efforts (June 1, 2012)

In addition to providing jobs on the reservation, the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is putting people to work around the globe. Ho-Chunk Inc., the tribe's economic development corporation, employs more...


Ho-Chunk CEO to speak at Federal Reserve Board summit
Ho-Chunk CEO to speak at Federal Reserve Board summit (April 16, 2012)

Lance Morgan, a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, will be a featured speaker at a Federal Reserve Board summit on May 1. Morgan serves as chief executive officer...


Ho-Chunk executive to take part in White House roundtable
Ho-Chunk executive to take part in White House roundtable (April 3, 2012)

Lance Morgan, a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, will take part in a roundtable at the White House on Thursday. Morgan serves as chief executive officer of Ho-Chunk...


Ho-Chunk Inc. subsidiary secures $84M Air Force contract
Ho-Chunk Inc. subsidiary secures $84M Air Force contract (February 1, 2012)

A subsidiary of Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, has secured a $84 million contract from the U.S. Air Force. All Native Services...


Winnebago Tribe renews pledge for  homeownership program
Winnebago Tribe renews pledge for homeownership program (January 10, 2012)

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is helping its members realize the dream of homeownership. The tribe recently added another $500,000 to its housing program. The money will build six or...


Native Sun News: Tribes preparing for PACT Act consultation
Native Sun News: Tribes preparing for PACT Act consultation (December 7, 2011)

The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy. All content © Native Sun News. WASHINGTON, DC -- In a continuing crusade against Native American tribal sovereignty, states are...


Lance Morgan: Sharing   Winnebago Tribe's story with White House
Lance Morgan: Sharing Winnebago Tribe's story with White House (July 20, 2011)

"I recently was invited to the Champions of Change event for rural America. It was great to meet with President Obama and Secretary Vilsack and hear how much they cared...


Jim Gray  headed to Native American Contractors Association
Jim Gray headed to Native American Contractors Association (June 23, 2011)

Jim Gray, the former chief of the Osage Nation, has been selected as executive director of the Native American Contractors Association. Gray led his tribe for eight years. He also...


Lance Morgan: Indians as terrorists is a long-running trend
Lance Morgan: Indians as terrorists is a long-running trend (May 11, 2011)

Lance Morgan, a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, is the chief executive officer of Ho-Chunk, Inc., the tribe's economic development corporation. Ho-Chunk Inc owns Indianz.Com and AllNative.Com. Well...


Lance Morgan: Commodity cheese and world diplomacy
Lance Morgan: Commodity cheese and world diplomacy (April 26, 2011)

Lance Morgan, a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, is the chief executive officer of Ho-Chunk, Inc., the tribe's economic development corporation. Ho-Chunk Inc owns Indianz.Com and AllNative.Com. My...


Audio from  Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on 8(a)
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on 8(a) (April 8, 2011)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing on Thursday to discuss the 8(a) program at the Small Business Administration. The committee heard from SBA officials and tribal and Alaska...


Kevin Abourezk: Bill authorizes tobacco compacts in Nebraska
Kevin Abourezk: Bill authorizes tobacco compacts in Nebraska (April 8, 2011)

"A bill that would create a process for the state of Nebraska to collect revenue from tribes for tobacco sales was forwarded out of the Revenue Committee Wednesday. A Winnebago...


Winnebago executive to defend 8(a) program at SCIA hearing
Winnebago executive to defend 8(a) program at SCIA hearing (April 7, 2011)

Lance Morgan, a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, will testify at a Senate Indian Affairs Committee today to discuss the 8(a) program at the Small Business Administration. Morgan...


Kevin Abourezk: Lance Morgan to testify at Senate  8(a) hearing
Kevin Abourezk: Lance Morgan to testify at Senate 8(a) hearing (April 4, 2011)

"A prominent Winnebago business leader will testify Thursday before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee about a bill that would eliminate all Alaska Native corporations from participating in a federal program...


Kevin Abourezk: Tribes in Nebraska oppose tobacco taxation bill
Kevin Abourezk: Tribes in Nebraska oppose tobacco taxation bill (March 3, 2011)

"When Lance Morgan went to work for his tribe in 1992, the Winnebago Tribe had just $180,000 in discretionary funds. The Harvard law graduate helped create businesses and jobs, and...