Infrastructure is a topic Indian Country is well aware of, yet it rarely receives the attention it deserves. March 2019 marks our first infrastructure-focused issue of Native Business Magazine, and our fourth issue to date.
The Morongo Band is employing two Native American-owned construction firms to complete its substantial expansion and renovation project at the AAA Four-Diamond Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa in Cabazon, California.
In 2015, Seven Generations Architecture and Engineering (A+E) generated about $1 million in annual revenue. “This year, we’ll probably do close to $8 million,” Jeremy Berg, managing director at Seven Generations A+E, LLC, told Native Business Magazine.
Seven Generations Architecture & Engineering—founded in 2012 by Mno-Bmadsen, the non-gaming investment arm of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians—has teamed up with WholeTrees, a national leader in the engineering of round timber.
Indigenous architect Douglas Cardinal approaches every building as a spiritual assignment. He designs spaces that reflect the natural landscape, often with curvilinear form, and aboriginal values and culture.