Some of the organizers for the inaugural Native Women’s Business Summit, scheduled to start April 13 in Albuquerque (Photo: courtesy Stephine Poston). Tuesday, April 10, 2018 – Native business women gather strength APRIL 10, 2018 BY ART HUGHES Native women make up half of all business owners in Native America according to estimates in the most […]

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Entrepreneurs plan summit for Native businesswomen By Kevin Robinson-Avila / Journal Staff Writer Friday, December 29th, 2017 at 2:31pm ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As a female business owner and Cochiti Pueblo member, Phoebe Suina says she often craves the camaraderie of other tribal businesswomen to manage the challenges of entrepreneurship. “As Native Americans and women, we often […]

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Kim Delfina Gleason, artistic director of Two Worlds Theatre. FEATURE | STAGING OUR NATIVE NATION MARCH 20, 2018 0 COMMENTS A fledgling theatre company in the Land of Enchantment tells Native American stories with both authenticity and imagination BY FRANCES MADESON Pregnant with hope, pregnant with possibility, and just plain pregnant, on Jan. 25, the very night before Two Worlds artistic director Kim […]

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Navajo Heather Fleming’s Catapult Design Improves Lives on Reservations, Worldwide Heather Fleming founded Catapult Design in late 2008 to provide design solutions to world problems. Catapult Design brings innovative tools to people who need it most Kristin Butler • March 7, 2017 Growing up, Heather Fleming, Diné, was intimately aware of the disparities experienced by people residing on […]

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This NM nonprofit landed $1.2 million Kellogg funding to help Native Americans with workforce training Peter Holter is managing director of entrepreneurial services with NMCC. PHOTO COURTESY PETER HOLTER By Rachel Sapin  – Reporter, Albuquerque Business First Nov 15, 2017, 2:28pm Albuquerque-based nonprofit New Mexico Community Capital has landed a $1.2 million from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to expand […]

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Program lifts NM Native businesses By Kevin Robinson-Avila / Journal Staff Writer Friday, November 24th, 2017 at 2:08pm NMCC program graduate Lisa Foreman manages a health beverage stand for her startup Mahadevi, which also provides an online support network for new mothers. Photo courtesy of Mahadevi ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Dozens of New Mexico-based Native American businesses […]

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By  ERIN RUBIN | November 21, 2017 From the Native Entrepreneur in Residence program website. November 15, 2017; Albuquerque Business First Last week, New Mexico Community Capital (NMCC) announced that a $1.2 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation will allow it to expand workforce training for New Mexico’s Native American population, which has the highest poverty rate in the […]

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MALTA –Misty Kuhl loves being in the outdoors. She runs, backpacks, cycles, climbs, paddles and snowboards among other activities. Kuhl, who grew up in Dodson and now lives in Malta, is excited to help other women get outside and try new things. That led her to design Girlzilla, an online business set to launch next […]

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New Mexico in Focus continues a series of profiles of Native voters, funded by Vision Maker Media and focusing on issues important to Native Americans and their communities. Over four weeks, NMiFpresents a 5­-part series, Elections 2016: Voting For Future Generations. The topics include: Education (Sept. 30), Economic Development (Oct. 7), Environment ­2 parts (Oct […]

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