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For Blackfeet, Fracking Has Too Much Economic Upside

Indian Country Today By Carol Berry   August 23, 2011 Nearly all the Blackfeet Nation’s 1.5 million acres are leased for oil and gas exploration, but on the west the tracts adjoin Glacier National Park, a bastion of pristine nature that is widely regarded as the antithesis of development and industrialization. A 2006 resolution by […]

Cetan Corp Named to the Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies; Posts Growth of 2275%

Market Watch August 23, 2011 Company Ranked 119 Fastest-Growing Company Overall; Ranked First Top Native American-Run Company, Top Native American Entrepreneur, Seventh Nationwide IT Services, First IT Services in Virginia, Fifth for Overall Top Companies in Virginia and First Overall in Southeast Virginia. Chesapeake, Virginia, Aug 23, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Chesapeake, VA, Aug […]

How federal budget cuts may hurt Indian Country

High Country News By Mark Trahant     August 23, 2011 So far, most of the government"s austerity movement has been theoretical. We know the federal budget is shrinking, but the evidence of that has been slow to surface. Proposals to wipe out the Bureau of Indian Affairs (and replace it with what?) remain little more […]

Two Oklahoma Indian Tribes Contest State for Water Rights

The New York Times By Felicity Barringer     August 19, 2011 The Choctaw and Chickasaw Indian tribes in Oklahoma have filed a federal lawsuit to protect water rights they say derived from long-ago treaties and to prevent exports of water from their traditional homelands without their permission. he dispute had been simmering for more than […]

Show looks to future of Blackfeet council

Great Falls Tribune August 19, 2011 T.J. Show takes on chairmanship of a Blackfeet Tribal Business Council that he says is firing on all cylinders. "Government with sound practices turns into more jobs and a brighter future for the whole tribe, laying the groundwork for financial prosperity," he said. Show was named chairman Wednesday following […]

Show looks to future of Blackfeet council

Great Falls Tribune August 19, 2011 T.J. Show takes on chairmanship of a Blackfeet Tribal Business Council that he says is firing on all cylinders. "Government with sound practices turns into more jobs and a brighter future for the whole tribe, laying the groundwork for financial prosperity," he said. Show was named chairman Wednesday following […]

Minority Groups Want Reinstatement to Disadvantage Business Program

Raleigh Public Record By Ariella Monti     August 18, 2011 Two groups representing Asian and Native American businesses want the city to change its definition of minority back to its original wording so that they can be eligible for the Small, Disadvantaged, Minority and Women Owned Business (SDMWOB) program. Asian and Native Americans were dropped […]

USDA Announces Funding To Provide Jobs, Business Growth and Improve Transportation Services for Tribes and Rural Communities

USDA August 18, 2011 Announcement part of White House Rural Council effort to expand rural jobs and training services   WASHINGTON, August 18, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the selection of projects in 15 states to support small business and job creation opportunities, and train workers in Native American communities. In addition, […]

Pine Ridge Business Wins Innovation Award, Faces Challenges from Fast Expansion

Indian Country Today August 18, 2011 Social Venture Network (SVN), a national peer-to-peer network of socially responsible entrepreneurs and investors, has selected a business located on the the isolated Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in Kyle, South Dakota for one of its six 2011 Innovation Awards. Native American Natural Food—known for producing the Tanka Bar, among […]

Accrediting Tribes and Increasing Private Equity Investment in Indian Country

Native Investment August 16, 2010 As so aptly noted by Professor Gavin Clarkson, the Wall on Wall Street was built to keep Indians out.  The SEC has continued this exclusion, albeit through less visible ways. Over the last decade, many Native American Nations have built incredible economic success through gaming, manufacturing, monetization of natural resources, […]

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