Issue 61 – Economic Development

Issue 61 – Economic Development
Correction: The building shown in the photo on page 10 of the Economic Development issue beside the information on the American Indian Cultural Center, is being renovated by a partnership between Native American Connections and the Phoenix Indian Center.

U.S. Resources

THE NATIVE AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (NADC)   The Native American Development Corporation was established in 1996. The intent of the organization is to act as a liaison for state, regional, national and international economic development organizations and agencies for American Indian owned businesses in Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota.   As a hub for American Indian businesses, NADC provides ... Read More »

Nick Jardine

Special Guest World Indigenous Business Forum October 28-30, 2014 Guatemala City, Guatemala Nick Jardine, born in South Africa, immigrated as a child to Australia and grew into a successful businessman in the construction industry, all the while developing his skills as an avid rugby player. In pursuit of adventure he followed a dream and immigrated to Canada in 2006 to ... Read More »

Winston Wuttunee

Small Business Winston Wuttunee is an Internationally-known Cree entertainer. well known in the Native community for 40 years, he has travelled throughout Canada, US and overseas, entertaining Prime Ministers and Royals alike. He has wowed audiences as a singer, keynote speaker, and comedian. From the Red Pheasant First Nation, Eagle Hills Saskatchewan, Winston is fluent in Cree, English, French, and ... Read More »

Strong Movers

Small Business An Ojibway from Sandy Bay First Nation, Manitoba, Kelly was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. At age seventeen and having obtained Grade 10, he joined the Army for three years. Then he joined the rest of his family (brothers and father) working for CN Rail as a labourer and machine operator. Kelly was married at the age of 23 ... Read More »

Mother Earth Essentials

Small Businesses Carrie Langevin has always loved skin care. She studied cosmetology and worked in the spa at the Sawridge Hotel in Jasper, Alberta. After her first two children were born, she went back to school and became a teacher. At Amiskwaciy Academy, in Edmonton, Alberta many of her students reminded her of when she was in high school and ... Read More »

Arizona American Indian Tourism Association

The Arizona American Indian Tourism Association (AAITA) is a statewide, nonprofit 501(c) 3 membership organization since 1994. Overseen by a nine member board, it involves Indian and non-Indian businesses and professionals as members, who voluntarily work together to increase tourism on Arizona Indian reservations. The organization targets the 22 Indian tribes, nations and communities in Arizona. And it is interesting ... Read More »

Canadian Resources

THE CANADIAN COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NETWORK (CCEDNET) is a national member-led organization committed to strengthening Canadian communities by creating economic opportunities that enhance social and environmental conditions. Several Aboriginal groups are members. ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS AND NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT CANADA (AANDC) is committed to providing greater opportunities for Aboriginal entrepreneurs and to helping Aboriginal business owners to succeed in their business goals. ... Read More »

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