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Entrepreneurship and Identity: Building a Native Owned Business

Entrepreneurship and Identity: Building a native-owned business

Native American entrepreneurship is growing. The Small Business Administration reports that firms owned by Native Americans and Alaska Natives grew by 15 percent from 2007 to 2012. Indigenous businesses in Minnesota are diverse, ranging from telecommunications to architecture to athletics.

Join us for a Conversations on the Creative Economy panel discussion with prominent Native entrepreneurs about how they are building their businesses, and how tribal ties, culture and tradition play into their work. Get tickets here. (Tickets are free, r.s.v.p. is required.)

Thursday September 26
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
The Northwest Indian Community Development Center
1819 Bemidji Ave North, Bemidji, 56601

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Conversations on the Creative Economy - Entrepreneurship and Identity: Building a Native Owned Business

Sep 26, 2019 05:30 PM CDT | Northwest Indian Community Development Center

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