The Cherokee Nation has been plagued with many of the same problems as Tribal Nations across the United States, including struggling to attract a sufficient number of primary care physicians. “Some of our remote areas are hard to fill,” said Principal Chief Bill John Baker.
Register by Friday, March 29th, at midnight PST, to save 15 percent with our advance registration rate for the Native Business Summit, taking place May 13-15, 2019, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Tulalip is sponsoring research that will examine how whole plant cannabis extracts can treat opioid addiction and Alzheimer’s Disease. “Tulalip Tribes is committed to developing Cannabis-derived medicines,” said Teri Gobin, Vice Chairman of the Tulalip Tribes.
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 bipartisan bill provides increased funding for Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Indian Health Service (IHS) programs, which Udall secured despite the administration’s devastating proposed cuts to this critical funding for Indian Country.