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Monthly Archives:August 2019

Virginia Governor Signs Land Trust Agreement with the Mattaponi Tribe

Expands Mattaponi Indian Reservation by over 100 acres RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced the signing of a land trust agreement with the Mattaponi Indian Tribe. The agreement will formally transfer over 100 acres of land to the Mattaponi Indian Reservation, located in King William County, Virginia, almost doubling the size of the current reservation. Governor Continue Reading

Public hearing set for Dakota Access Pipeline expansion

North Dakota Public Service Commission agrees to hear feedback from tribal leaders in November on new pumping stations and potential doubling of oil flow News Release Lakota People’s Law Project The North Dakota Public Service Commission announced today that it will hold a public hearing around a proposed expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Continue Reading

Renewed dedication to tribal construction education

Construction in Indian Country elects new executive board, advisory council TEMPE, Ariz. – Every two-years, the Construction In Indian Country® (CIIC) executive board and advisory council elect its membership and renews its spirit and dedication to construction education for the benefit of American Indian and Indigenous communities. On July 12, Salt River Project’s (SRP) Executive Continue Reading

Big Business in Big Sky Country

NADC hosts annual Native American economic development conference BILLINGS, Mont. – The Native American Development Corporation (NADC) held its 11th Annual Economic Development & Procurement Conference in Billings, Montana on July 30, through August 1. This year, entrepreneurship, procurement, economic development, community development, and new for 2019, healthcare was emphasized as focus areas for the Continue Reading