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Cherokee Nation to release findings of economic impact study

TULSA — Cherokee Nation will share the findings of the tribe’s most recent economic impact study during a forum luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 19, at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, 777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa. A team of Oklahoma City-based economists at the Economic Impact Group conducted the study. Dr. Russell Evans, Continue Reading

Cherokee Nation celebrates grand opening of largest tribal outpatient health center in country

Historic joint venture with Indian Health Service ushers in new era of health care Leaders from the Cherokee Nation and Indian Health Service joined hundreds of guests to celebrate the grand opening of the tribe’s new 469,000-square-foot outpatient health center on Thursday. The four-story facility on the campus of W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah is Continue Reading

National Conference advances Native American construction education

MARICOPA, Ariz. – Architects, Engineers, Planners, Lawyers, Contractors, and Tribal Government Officials delivered the latest in industry trends, policies and best practices in their respective and specialized field of knowledge, last week at the Construction in Indian Country 2019 National Conference. Positioned to assist industry practitioners, tribal government agencies/divisions, and tribal enterprises for building in Continue Reading

2018 Indian gaming revenues of $33.7 billion show a 4.1 percent increase

Gross Gaming Revenue for Fiscal Year 2018 is the highest in Indian gaming history News Release National Indian Gaming Commission Vice Chair Kathryn Isom-Clause, and Associate Commissioner E. Sequoyah Simermeyer of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) released the Fiscal Year 2018 Gross Gaming Revenue numbers. FY 2018 revenues total $33.7b an overall increase of Continue Reading

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

Pascua Yaqui Tribe Breaks Ground on New Health and Social Services Building

(TUCSON, Ariz. – July 16, 2019) — The Pascua Yaqui Tribe has broken ground on a new 100,000- square-foot building for its Health and Social Services Divisions. The new Pascua Yaqui Health Services Center II, to be located at Camino de Oeste and Calle Tetakusim, will centralize several crucial services of the Pascua Yaqui Health Continue Reading