“The Sovereign Nation of American aboriginal Indian initiative”

Today H.E., Dr, U.N. Ambassador Percy Tamayo and I, Director General, Tushkahumoc AKhan Xelup launched: “The Sovereign Nation of American aboriginal Indian initiative” As part of the Indigenous American Unification!!!; the “El Paso Agreement”. This Agreement begins the international indigenous world unification agenda initiated by the Sovereign Maori Hapu Nation. This new international Accord includes more than 50 tribes of Mexico and more than 800 tribes of north America. The rights of indigenous peoples worldwide and world human rights protections require the unilateral actions of world indigenous to save our…

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Native American Bank Issues Millions of Dollars in Small Business Loans, More to Come

News Source: by Carmen Davis, Executive Editor | Apr 23, 2020 | Banking / Finance, Featured, Happening Now, News | Denver-based Native American Bank, N.A. has supported applications for nearly $16 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding to alleviate the COVID-19 health and economic crisis in Indian Country, bank officials announced this week. Dozens of Native American and Alaska Native businesses and nonprofits have secured crucial survival funding in the first round of funds allocated to the program, which provided $349 billion in support through the CARES Act passed by Congress in March. Native American Bank,…

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Digital Innovation: Native American Bank Introduces Mobile App & More Tech-Forward Solutions

News Source: by Carmen Davis, Executive Editor | Oct 9, 2020 | Banking / Finance, Happening Now, Infrastructure, Innovation, News As President and CEO Thomas Ogaard has emphasized to us, Native American Bank is committed to being forward-thinking in Indian Country, as well as in the banking industry at large. “I see technological innovation as being a key component to what we do,” Ogaard previously told Native Business. “…We intend to keep up with the technology and be relevant in our space — not only in Indian Country but in the banking environment overall.” READ MORE: Growth Spurt: Native American…

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Chief Burgers: Tribes Need to Support Original Concepts

Thomas Begay (Navajo, Hopi) and his wife Kendra Begay (Navajo, Hopi) saved $15,000 to purchase an old FedEx truck to house Chief Burgers, their gourmet burger and picadilly business on wheels, based in Window Rock, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation reservation.​ Thomas Begay (Navajo, Hopi) graduated from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, in 2016 with degrees in management and marketing. Immediately after graduation, he struggled to land a job—so he looked to entrepreneurship. He took his detailed, 80-page business plan for a food truck business and began scouring for funding…

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Haaland Is Biden’s Pick for Interior Secretary

Haaland (D-New Mexico) is an enrolled citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna and serves on the House Natural Resources Committee. Haaland can remain in her House seat until her confirmation as Secretary of the Interior by the U.S. Senate is complete. In its 171-year-old history, the U.S. Department of the Interior has never had a Native American at its helm. That’s about to change — if Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is confirmed as Secretary of the Interior. President-elect Joe Biden has selected Haaland to head the cabinet-level department, according to…

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