Buy Native List by Beyond the Buckskin

I created this list years ago to promote Native-owned businesses on the web. Each year, customers spend over a trillion dollars on e-commerce sales. By launching online businesses, Native people are able to access markets that reach beyond the confines of reservations or geographical borders and connect with customers throughout the world. Continue reading

Snoqualmie Indian Tribe purchases Eighth Generation

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe has purchased Seattle-based Eighth Generation, the leading Native-owned art and lifestyle brand in America, from acclaimed Native artist and entrepreneur, Louie Gong. Under the new ownership the Snoqualmie Tribe plans to expand distribution, visibility, and market penetration for Eighth Generation’s 100% Native designed products Continue reading

Thanksgiving statement from political prisoner Leonard Peltier

The year of 2019 is coming to a close and with it, comes the day most Americans set aside as a day for Thanksgiving. As I let my mind wander beyond the steel bars and concrete walls, I try to imagine what the people who live outside the prison gates are doing, and what they are thinking. Continue reading

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

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 the largest outpatient health center in the U.S. to be operated by a tribe. Continue reading

Native financial institutions hold policy summit

The Native CDFI Network (NCN) will hold the first annual Policy Summit this week in Washington, D.C., on November 19-21. At the Summit, Native American-serving community development financial institutions (NCDFIs) will set policy priorities and then meet directly with Congress to advocate for strategies that will help grow Native economies. Continue reading