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Native America Calling: The Native co-op business model
Thursday, July 7, 2022

The Native co-op business model
For those who have the desire to operate their own business, but are more worried about the risks that come with any venture, co-ops offer a potential model.

From reservation energy utilities to farm stands, co-ops bring both financial and social benefits for Native business. It’s an age-old practice that is getting new attention.

Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce marks the 100th anniversary of the International Day of Cooperatives by looking at the pros and cons of the co-op business mode

Guests on Native America Calling
Pamela Standing (Cherokee), co-executive director of programs and partnership for the Minnesota Indigenous Business Alliance

Kandis Quam (Zuni), cooperative member and secretary for the Ancestral Rich Treasures of Zuni.

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