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Native Network and Microsoft to deliver broadband to rural communities in Montana and Washington

The partnership will provide reliable internet access to approximately 73,500 unserved people, including local tribal communities REDMOND, WA (November 8, 2018) — On Thursday, Native Network and Microsoft Corp. announced a new agreement to provide broadband internet access to approximately 73,500 unserved people in rural communities in Washington and Montana. The partnership is part of Continue Reading

Diné Development Corporation contributes $350,000 to the Navajo Nation

WINDOW ROCK – At the start of Wednesday’s Budget and Finance Committee meeting, Diné Development Corporation CEO Austin Tsosie presented $350,000 to the Navajo Nation, a dividend payment that will be distributed between the Navajo Nation’s General Fund and the Business and Industrial Development Fund. The dividend payment is the third such payment issued by Continue Reading

Construction in Indian Country comes to the Arizona Valley for its 15th National Conference

TEMPE, AZ. (October 4, 2018) ‒ Workshops, a trade show, and a keynote speech moderated by the editor of a prominent Native American newspaper highlight the Construction in Indian Country (CIIC) 2018 National Conference Nov. 7-9 at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler, Arizona. Celebrating 15 years of emphasizing methods of achieving Continue Reading

NTUA and General Services improve Internet Services to all Tribal Offices

FORT DEFIANCE, AZ – The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority and the Navajo Nation Division of General Services are proud to announce a partnership that will significantly improve the internet/broadband services for tribal offices throughout the Navajo Nation. For years, the Navajo Nation government faced considerable challenges with broadband and telecommunications infrastructure, thereby creating a digital Continue Reading

Native-Owned Engineering Firm Received DOE Approval as Energy Service Company

Rock Gap Engineering is the first and only American Indian-owned firm in ESCO listing Albuquerque, NM – December 2016 – Rock Gap Engineering, an engineering consulting and construction firm, announced that it was recognized as the first and currently the only Native American energy service company (ESCO) approved by the U.S. Department of Energy. ESCOs develop, design, build, and Continue Reading

Indian Affairs Announces $74.2 Million in Funding for Design-Build Contracts for Two New School Buildings

Photo Credit: Blackwater Community School website CONSTRUCTING NEW SCHOOLS WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURAL VALUES WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Mac Lean Sweeney announced the Blackwater Community School, located within the Gila River Indian Community in Coolidge, Ariz., will receive $30.1 million dollars, and the Quileute Tribe will receive $44.1 million dollars Continue Reading

Four Corners AISES Professional Chapter Announces Officers and STEM Talk Program

WINDOW ROCK — The Four Corners AISES Professional Chapter, a newly formed professional chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) for the Four Corners region, recently elected officers and announced a professional Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) talk program. Four Corners AISES selected Sam Woods, a consultant, as President, Joni Tallbull, a Continue Reading

Navajo Nation celebrates the groundbreaking of the Twin Arrows Travel Center

LEUPP, Ariz. – On Thursday, Navajo Nation Council members attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Twin Arrows Travel Center, which will be constructed northeast of the roundabout at Exit 219 on Interstate 40, located approximately 24-miles east of Flagstaff. In July 2016, the Navajo Nation Council passed legislation to adopt the Síhasin Fund Twin Arrows Continue Reading