The wealthy and vibrant tradition of Native Individuals is deeply woven within the material of america, and the historical past of innovation and entrepreneurship stays rooted in tribal communities. To honor this storied legacy, President Donald Trump designated November as Native American Heritage Month, saying: “As enterprise house owners, artists, lecturers, writers, brave members of our Armed Forces, and a lot extra, their contributions to our society are trigger for celebration and appreciation by all Individuals. This month, as we honor the heritage of Native American Tribes and other people, we resolve to help their legacy and communities for generations to return.”
Within the U.S. at present, greater than 54 p.c of Native Individuals stay in rural areas and 273,000 companies are Native-owned. Lately, Native Individuals have had an elevated influence on nationwide enterprise improvement as operations owned by Native Individuals grew by 15 p.c between 2007 to 2012, in keeping with the latest knowledge.
The U.S. Small Enterprise Administration (SBA) is dedicated to the well being and success of tribal entrepreneurial improvement and is working aggressively to extend entry to funding and alternatives for rural Native American-owned small companies.
By way of free tailor-made technical help, the company goals to advertise enterprise improvement for Native entrepreneurs and companies on reservations. This no-cost technical help is on the market for quite a lot of enterprise sorts and in a number of key areas together with beginning a enterprise, marketing strategy improvement, monetary planning, laptop literacy, advertising, human assets, authorities contracting, and monetary administration. Extra details about applications particular to tribal nations could be discovered at sba.gov within the Native American-owned companies useful resource part.