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Filed Under: Business | Technology
Navajo Nation business opens tech data center in New Mexico (05/21)
NOVA Corporation will use the data center to meet the information technology needs of government and commercial clients.

Filed Under: Business | National | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds field hearing in Oklahoma (05/21)
Sen. James Lankford (R), a new member of the Senate, will chair the hearing in Anadarko.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Indian Country left out of nation's economic recovery (05/21)
The U.S. economy is showing signs of recovery — a slow recovery at the very least. The Native American population, however, has largely been left in the dust.

Filed Under: Business | National
NCAIED set to return to DC with Reservation Economic Summit (05/20)
The second RES DC takes place June 15-18 and will include a rally at the U.S. Capitol.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Jay Daniels: Indian Country forced to choose among two evils (05/20)
Indian country is faced with a tremendous quandary. Live without realizing economic development in areas where development isn’t always fully viable.

Filed Under: Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation building for a brighter future (05/19)
Business is booming in the Cherokee Nation. What we didn’t expect was to what extent our economic footprint had grown—by more than 50 percent over the last four years.

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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets two more hearings (05/18)
A hearing in Washington, D.C., focuses on water rights and a field hearing in Oklahoma will look at economic development.

Filed Under: Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes Pueblo land measure (05/13)
The Albuquerque Indian School Act requires the Bureau of Indian Affairs to place 11 acres in trust for the 19 Pueblo tribes of New Mexico.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Russell Begaye takes oath as new president of Navajo Nation (05/13)
It took longer than expected but the Navajo Nation finally has a new leadership team.

Filed Under: Business
Two Potawatomi tribes join forces for new business venture (05/12)
The Pokagon Band from Michigan and the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe from Wisconsin started a design and construction firm.

Filed Under: Business
Cherokee Nation reports record $829M in business revenues (05/12)
Operating income at Cherokee Nation Businesses $105 million, an increase of eight percent.

Filed Under: Business | National
Lakota Country Times: Loan fund expands beyond reservation (05/05)
Lakota Funds has expanded their service area to increase opportunities for business ventures located within a 50-mile radius of the exterior boundaries of the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Filed Under: Business
Winnebago Tribe works on plans for big housing development (05/04)
The 200-acre Flatwater Crossing along the Missouri River would include housing, retail and public spaces.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe aims to draw in tourists with new business (05/01)
The Ute Mountain Indian Trading Company and Gallery will be opening at the site of a popular art gallery and studio.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Editorial: Russell Begaye faces hurdles as Navajo Nation's leader (05/01)
The new president has the professional background to move the needle on the Rez economy; now we’ll see if he has the political skills to build the coalitions needed to carry it out.

Filed Under: Law
Indictment and guilty plea over Citizen Potawatomi Nation theft (04/29)
The former executive director of the tribe's community development corporation pleaded guilty to theft and a second person who was allegedly involved in the scheme has been indicted.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Tribal disobedience over unfair taxes in Indian Country (04/29)
Beyond disobedience, tribal spending power and economic self-determination may present even more powerful tools in the fight for economic justice near the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Marshall Matz: Michael Jandreau leaves strong legacy for tribe (04/28)
Michael B. Jandreau, the visionary leader of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe in South Dakota for almost 40 years, passed away last month at the age of 71.

Filed Under: National
Pine Ridge Reservation among latest named as 'Promise Zone' (04/28)
The Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation will serve as the lead agency to help address poverty, unemployment and economic conditions.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Oglala Sioux Tribe must act on legal marijuana (04/24)
The citizens of the Oglala Nation deserve to have a strong economy and legalized pot may be the quickest way to achieve it.

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