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

Sponsored and hosted by Minnesota Public Radio

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Northwest Indian Community Development Center
1819 Bemidji Avenue North
Bemidji, MN 56601
2187518864

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The event is free, with pre-registration requested at www.mprnews.org/creativeeconomy.

Conversations on the Creative Economy - Entrepreneurship and Identity: Building a Native Owned Business
Host Chris Farrell, senior economics contributor at Marketplace, will hold an in-depth conversation with guests in front of a live audience in Bemidji. The discussion will be broadcast on MPR News shortly after the event.

Bemidji
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Pre-Reception and Taco Bar 5:30 - 6PM
Recorded Program 6-7PM
Post-Reception and Networking 7PM
Northwest Indian Community Development Center, 1819 Bemidji Ave North, Bemidji
The event is free, with pre-registration requested at www.mprnews.org/creativeeconomy.

PANEL GUESTS
*SARAH AGATON HOWES is an Anishinaabe artist, teacher, community organizer, and owner of House of Howes, a business for custom made beadwork and regalia. She is from the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Minnesota.
*MICHAEL LAVERDURE is a registered architect, a partner at DSGW Architects and President of the Native American owned planning firm, the First American Design Studio. He is a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.
*VERONICA VEAUX is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration - Entrepreneurship at Bemidji State University and is co-owner of DomiNative Development, a company devoted to advancing multi-sport competitiveness, especially among diverse, underrepresented populations. She is citizen of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.
*MADONNA YAWAKIE co-founded TICOM to provide telecommunication engineering and consulting services to Tribal Nations. She is a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.