2020 Economic Development News Stories


Equality and equity for 'the asterix nation': a Q&A with Patrice Kunesh (MinnPost) 11/30/20

Alaska Native corporations dominate list of state’s top businesses (Indian Country Today) 10/4/20

Shinnecock partner with Seminole Hard Rock on casino venture (Indian Country Today) 9/27/20

Nez Perce Tribe is awarded $19.1 Million BUILD Grant to support construction of Aht’Wy Interchange (Indian Country Today) 9/21/20

Cherokee Nation receives national recognition as 2020 Tribal Destination of the Year (Indian Country Today) 9/17/20

COVID-19 is putting essential Indigenous casino revenue at risk (Vice News) 9/1/20

South Dakota congressional delegation urges United States Department of Agriculture to continue home loan program on tribal land (Indian Country Today) 8/13/20

Influential Native American women to lead tourism recovery conversations at American Indian Tourism Conference (Indian Country Today) 8/13/20

CDFI helps bridge financing gap for Native entrepreneurs (MiBiz) 7/19/20

Indigenous groups launch first national $1 million direct cash program for Native Americans during COVID-19 pandemic (Indian Country Today) 7/10/20

Tribe transforms old casino into movie studio (Indian Country Today) 7/5/20

Native American-owned distillery developing spirit from Wisconsin cheese (Wisconsin Rapids Tribune) 6/22/20

Seneca Nation to enter hemp growing industry with USDA approval (The Salamanca Press) 5/22/20

Native Women Lead, Nusenda funnel funding to indigenous businesses, families (Albuquerque Journal) 5/13/20

COVID-19 aid starts flowing to tribes after weeks of confusion (Minnesota Public Radio) 5/6/20

NDN Collective offers millions to tribes, Indigenous nonprofits, artists and entrepreneurs (Indian Country Today) 4/27/20

Chuck Hoskin: Helping Cherokee small businesses survive (Indianz) 4/27/20

Donovan White: Standing up for Native Americans and Native American jobs (Indianz) 4/27/20

'Finally': Tribal gaming in line for coronavirus relief amid stiff competition for resources (Indianz) 4/24/20

The COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 Bristol Bay fishing season (Indianz) 4/23/20

Tribes' billion dollar oil industry...and now? (Indian Country Today) 4/22/20

Oregon tribes' primary engines -- casinos -- stalled by COVID-19 (Underscore) 4/17/20

Ho-Chunk Nation gets federal approval to build casino in Beloit, now needs Wisconsin governor's OK (Wisconsin Rapids Tribune) 4/16/20

Akiak Native Community letter opposing CARES Act money going to pro-profit Alaska Native corporations (Turtle Talk) 4/16/20

Alaskan tribe joins opposition to funding for tribes going to Alaska Native corporations (Indian Country Today) 4/15/20

'We keep getting left out': Tribal gaming remains locked out of $349 billion coronavirus relief program (Indianz) 4/14/20

COVID-19 and Indian Country: Early snapshot reveals disproportionate economic exposure and uncertainty (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis) 4/10/20

As tribe waits for funds, enterprises pitch in (Navajo Times) 4/9/20

Federal rules: Tribal casinos are ineligible for payroll help (Indian Country Today) 4/5/20

'We need clarification now': Indian gaming industry being shut out of coronavirus relief program (Indianz) 4/3/20

Nation's investment in glove factory paying off during COVID-19 pandemic (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 3/31/20

Pamunkey Tribe eager to move forward with casino proposals (Indianz) 3/23/20

Marijuana vote could 'jump start' the Oglala Lakota economy (Indian Country Today) 3/9/20

Tribes head to Capitol Hill for 'historic' hearing on taxation issues (Indianz) 3/4/20

Joint Committee on Taxation: Report on Taxation of Indians and Tribes (Turtle Talk) 3/2/20

Message from Director Casey Lozar: Moving forward in Indian Country (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis) 2/25/20

How Alaska Natives rescued the Anchorage economy (Indian Country Today) 2/20/20

Tulalip Tribes built a robust venture (so why did the state cash in?) (Indian Country Today) 2/12/20

Deal ends legal fight and allows Tulalips a cut of sales tax (The Everett Herald) 1/29/20

Tule River Tribe getting ready to join cannabis business (Indianz) 1/27/20

Lawmakers propose allowing some tribes to keep taxes generated on reservation (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 1/21/20

Geneva Lone Hill: Economic development in Indian Country (Indianz) 1/15/20

Pamunkey Tribe goes commercial casino route in Virginia (Indianz) 1/15/20

New online tool points consumers to Native American-owned businesses (Arizona Public Media) 1/8/20

Flandreau Santee Sioux tribe's hemp plan approved (Indian Country Today) 1/1/20


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