The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe has launched a Native Community Development Financial Institution (Native CDFI) to spur economic vitalization. And they’ve named a homegrown community member to oversee it.
Indigenous in nature, tech-driven and community-based, this Financial Literacy and Business Basics course is truly unique. The course works with Pueblos and families to assist them with financial basics and launching their businesses.
Did you know that Native-owned banks have a combined asset base of almost $3 billion? The Center for Indian Country Development (CICD) recently published an interactive map of all 100-plus Native American financial institutions across Indian Country.
Globalization has gotten a bad rap recently as dependence on foreign goods – and their attractive prices – has made the United States a net importer for decades. But it’s not necessarily the dirty word that it’s been made out to be, especially if you look at it like Eric S. Trevan does in Indian Country.