Angela Heikes
ICTMN Staff
10/21/16
Angela Heikes has been named the new president and CEO of Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) Gaming Enterprise, responsible for both Mystic Lake Casino Hotel and Little Si...
Cheyenne River Youth Project
Lynn Armitage
7/13/16
According to the American Heart Association, the average life expectancy for Natives is five years less than the general population in the U.S., due in large part to obesity...
fertile-ground-youth
Tanya H. Lee
6/16/16
When funders with open minds meet with “moccasins on the ground” in healthcare and nutrition advocacy, bold ideas and revolutionary strategies can result...
Douglas Thompson
2/16/16
The National Indian Carbon Coalition (NICC), a tribal non-profit, has received a three-year, $300,000 grant to improve access to carbon markets in Indian country, enabling tribes t...
KivaSun Bison Jerky
Tanya H. Lee
2/10/16
Just in time for American Heart Month, Native American-owned KivaSun has added antibiotic free, no added hormone bison jerky to its product line...
SMSC Chairman Charlie Vig (left) talks with Janie Hipp (Chickasaw), director of the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative at The University of Arkansas (Courtesy EchoHawk Consulting)
Kristin Butler
12/17/15
Culture is prevention. Cultural reclamation is itself a healthy eating intervention...
SMSC Vice Chairman Keith Anderson with Crystal Echo Hawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, and president and CEO of Echo Hawk Consulting
Kristin Butler
12/11/15
One tribe has heeded a call to action to create a national campaign dedicated to improving Indian nutrition, reversing chronic health problems, reducing extreme poverty and reclaim...
Small Group Funders Roundtable
Tanya H. Lee
11/16/15
For the first time, dozens of major philanthropic organizations came together to confront urgent needs in Indian country...
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
ICTMN Staff
10/22/15
A major destination in the southwest Twin Cities is growing. Mystic Lake Casino and Hotel's new hotel with a convention center is anticipated to open to guests by the end of 2017...
University of Minnesota Native American Graduates
ICTMN Staff
5/11/15
This year the University of Minnesota will graduate 29 Native American students thanks to the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) Endowed Scholarship program...

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