This prestigious award recognizes 40 emerging American Indian leaders from across Indian Country who have demonstrated leadership, initiative, and dedication and made significant contributions in business and/or in their community.
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The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development with support from the Key Bank Foundation will hold a Native Edge Institute Jan 19th and 21st in Orlando, FL and Cherokee, NC.
The Native Edge Institutes will provide both growing and advanced government contractors training with respect to federal and corporate small business programs.
NEWS AND UPDATES
Darrell Redleaf will be hosting RES TV for the 2019 Reservation Economic Summit. Darrell is of Lakota and Hidatsa descent and is a top celebrity hair stylist, makeup artist, photographer, product developer, pitchman, commentator, and beauty guru with 40 years of...read more
Jason will focus on building business relationships and supporting Native Edge Institutes on the East Coast The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) is proud to announce the hiring of Jason Lambert as a Business...read more
In our recurring series of staff profiles, we sat down with Ruesh Yazzie, who recently joined the National Center. Ruesh is a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 2007 to 2010, and is currently working on a new platform to help American Indian and Alaska Native...read more
In our continuing series of staff profiles, we sat down with Alia Hauter, the National Center’s new Communications Director. Alia has an extensive background in public relations and marketing, as well as business development for her tribe and other Native and...read more
A month into the new Congress, the Senate Indian Affairs Committee has already passed legislation strongly supported by the National Center and other Indian Country organizations. Read our joint letter with many of these groups in support of the Indian Community...read more
It’s hard to believe that the 2019 Reservation Economic Summit is less than seven weeks away! We have been putting the finishing touches on the largest economic development event in Indian Country, which is moving to Paris Las Vegas this year. We have recently...read more
In our continuing series of spotlighting Native and tribally-owned businesses, we talked to Deidra Mitchell, who is the CEO of Waséyabek Development Company, LLC, (WDC), a wholly-owned entity of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi that’s based in downtown...read more
We are thrilled that Google will join us at RES this year, where they will showcase their supplier diversity program. We recently sat down with Siofra Harnett, the Global Head of Google’s Supplier Diversity Program, who attended her first RES last year and was...read more
As we prepare for RES 2019, we are highlighting some of the people and businesses that will be at the largest economic development event in Indian Country. This week, we sat down with Sam McCracken, General Manager of Nike’s N7 Program, which supports organizations to...read more
In this month’s profile of the National Center’s staff, we ask Chad Marchand a few questions about his background in Indian Country and role at the National Center. Chad joined the organization in October as Director of Business Development and Director of the...read more