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CHEROKEE, N.C. – As major corporations around the globe are rethinking their business models to achieve the quadruple bottom line (people, planet, profit, and purpose), a group of high school students from the Qualla Boundary is moving into their fourth year of a successful social entrepreneurship venture that uses its proceeds to improve schools in Costa Rica.Each year, Sequoyah Fund, a nonprofit community loan fund, works with a group of 10 high school students to operate TuYa Café, a coffee business that was originally developed by 2014 program participants. Since it’s launch, TuYa Café has sold over 600 pounds of coffee and earned over $14,000 in revenues.“Each year with the students is really exciting.
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Monday, April 3-Wednesday April 5, 2017Westin Austin DowntownAustin, TexasThis one-of-a-kind educational conference is free of charge and designed for tribal leaders and employees of tribally designated housing entities, tribes, Native nonprofits, Alaska Native groups and Native Hawaiian organizations. We bring together our industry leaders with experienced tribal developers and young professionals to learn and share innovative practices on developing homes and businesses in Native communities. We provide detailed instruction on securing funding for affordable housing developments, the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program, economic development, the New Markets Tax Credit program, asset management and compliance, architectural design and construction monitoring. These two federal tax credit programs have directly led to more than $1 billion of new and rehabilitated homes, businesses and services in Indian Country
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Pow Wow Calendar Update – August 24, 2016 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows
Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow …
Dig It If You Can – Native Filmmaker Wins Again! – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows
Congratulations goes out once again to filmmaker Kyle Bell. Last year he won Best Documentary & Best of Class in the 2015 SWAIA Class X Film Competition for his work …
WinnaVegas the first casino in Iowa with a non-smoking area.
The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians continues to spur economic growth in North Central Wisconsin….
Terry Whitehat remembers gathering at the community hall in Navajo Mountain each election day, where Navajo Nation memb…
For many, the word “sovereignty” is linked to ideas about land ownership, or relations with state or federal authorities….
Three days after Washington Governor Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency, fires still burn on the Spokane Reservat…
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The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB), in pursuing the Tribes and their lending entities, is ignoring the real culprits in setting up these Tribal Lending Entity(s) (TLE…
The tribe’s special prosecutor alleged misuse of $843,535 in funds that were doled to lawmakers and their family members.
The tribe needs $18 million to $20 million to fix the water system but it doesn’t have the money.
The #NoDAPL movement is gaining some political muscle amid a fight in the courts and on the ground.
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Native American Indian Sioux Beaded Vest-Both Sides -Deer Hide, Fringes – eBay find of the week – Native American Articles – PowWows.com –…
Native American Indian Sioux Beaded Vest-Both Sides -Deer Hide, Fringes Large Beaded, Fringed Sioux Vest 22 inches L x 19 W inches-Approximately Size 42,Three inch Fringes on Bottom & Four …
Check Out This Creative Kiddo’s Regalia! Young boy makes Fancy outfit from household items! – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native…
My friend Glenda shared this adorable video on her wall today and I had to share with y’all! This little guy dreams of having his own fancy regalia someday but …
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Yesterday media mogul Ted Turner officially transfered ownership of his 43,000-acre Bluestem Ranch to the Osage Nation….
In what was billed as Indian country’s first face-to-face with Cuba, a conference sponsored by the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) focused o…
Since 1994, the tribe has shared nearly $34.7 million with communities in a six-county area in Michigan.
Here are this week’s pow wow events across the United States and Canada.…