“APACHE Skateboards really is a platform for success,” Douglas Miles, founder of APACHE Skateboards, told Native Business Magazine. Miles offers three powerful questions to consider when developing a brand.
On Thursday, September 27, the Oglala Lakota Artspace LLC will break ground on the first-ever arts center on the Pine Ridge Reservation. The Kyle, South Dakota-based Oglala Lakota Artspace, a $2.75 million project, is scheduled for completion near the end of 2019.
Dr. Jessica Metcalfe, Turtle Mountain Chippewa, launched Beyond Buckskin in 2009. On July 26, she will deliver Beyond Buckskin’s mission—to advance Native-made fashion while ending appropriation—on the TEDxFargo stage to a crowd of more than 2,000 attendees.
The scale of Eighth Generation’s success is totally unprecedented for a Native-owned business in the arts space. Business has more than doubled each year, and Louie Gong anticipates even bigger strides in 2018.