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.
Tanksi Clairmont—an enrolled tribal member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate from Sisseton, South Dakota, and a member of the Sicangu Lakota Oyate from Rosebud, South Dakota—has been named director of the Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund.
Our January/February issue of Native Business Magazine dives into energy initiatives across sectors: oil and gas, wind, solar, hydropower, geothermal and bioenergy. This marks our third issue of Native Business Magazine—and our first-ever energy-themed issue.
Native Business Magazine asked Terri Parr, Coeur d’Alene, Walla Walla and Oneida (Wisconsin), Executive Director of ATNI, to weigh in on critical issues to be addressed at the ATNI Winter Convention 2019.
It’s an idea so simple that it sounds almost too good to be true: Tribes across the country are using their forest lands to generate income by selling carbon credits in the California emissions trading industry while preserving their lands for future generations.