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 Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel closed its casino in 2014, and has since converted the property into a growing/cultivation operation, and cannabis-byproduct manufacturing facility. The Tribe opened the doors to its cannabis storefront, Mountain Source, in mid-February.
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.
Rhino Health, a glove manufacturer managed by a Korean rubber conglomerate, has chosen Church Rock, New Mexico, on the Navajo Nation Reservation for its new $49 million manufacturing facility and warehouse. The expansion will create up to 350 new jobs.
Native-owned Ongweoweh Corp. derived its name from the Haudenosaunee word meaning “original or real people,” according to President Justin Bennett, and it’s a signal to potential customers that they will be doing business with real people.