Sources: Earl Davis, Charlene Nelson, Tribal Chair, Mark Phillips, Portland Regional Director, Jamie Judkins, Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe & Walapa Bay Enterprise Board

Community Impact: Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe: Protecting the Well-Being of the People

Protecting the Well-Being of the People The

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Sources: Kimberly Walden, Cultural Director / Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Chitimacha Tribe and the NIGC Washington, D.C. Regional Office

Community Impact: The Chitimacha Tribe Awakens Their Sleeping Language

The Chitimacha Tribe Awakens Their Sleeping

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Sources: Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett, Dr. Jim Collard, Director of Economic Development Jennifer Bell, Director of Public Information, Dr. Kelli Mosteller, Citizen Potawatomi Nation Gaming Commissioner Thomas L. Cunningham - Assistant Director of Compliance

Community Impact: Citizen Potawatomi Nation Paves Way for New Jobs in Oklahoma

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Paves Way For New Jobs

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Sources: Lacey M. Azbell, Research Specialist, College of the Muscogee Nation Dr. James King, Former President and Founder of CMN, CMN Current President Robert Bible Tim Harper, Tulsa Region Director

Community Impact: College of Muscogee Nation: Preserving the Past, Cultivating Futures


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Sources: Rebecca Fell, Seminole Tribe of Florida and the NIGC Washington, D.C. Regional Office

Community Impact: Seminole Tribe of Florida Achieves Self-Sufficiency

High Stakes in Hollywood: Seminole Tribe of

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Region: NIGC St. Paul Regional Office Sources: Chief Frank Cloutier, Erik Rodriguez, Interim Public Relations Director Shawnna Ellis, Region Director

Community Impact: Saginaw Chippewa Give Back to the Community

A Collaborative Vision: Saginaw Chippewa Gives

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Verree Shaw, Director of Marketing, Choctaw Nation Director of Health Operations at Choctaw Nation Tim Harper, NIGC Regional Director Chief Gary Batton, Choctaw Nation, Todd Hallmark, CEO/Director of Health Operations, CN

Community Impact: Choctaw Nation: The First Tribe to Fund its Own Hospital

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is a federally

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The Hibulb Cultural Center Sources/References: Mark Phillips, Regional Director, Mary Jane Topash – Group Tours Specialist

Community Impact: Tulalip Tribes Realize Their Dream in Telling Their Own Story Theme: Cultural Preservation

The Tulalip Tribes, a federally recognized Indian

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Humboldt State University and Schatz Energy Research Center graduate students Jake Rada and Pramod Singh on site at the solar array (photo credit Kellie Brown). Photo courtesy of Blue Lake Rancheria.

Community Impact: Blue Lake Rancheria Invests in Clean Energy Self-sufficiency

BLUE LAKE, Calif. – The success of the Blue

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Photo courtesy of Kyla Carneiro and the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians

Community Impact: Partnering with Local Governments for the Benefit of All

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Tribal gaming revenue has

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Community Impact: Ho-Chunk Nation community centers bring citizens together

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. – Community centers

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Students at the Rock’n the Rez Summer Camp participating in science experiments.
Photo courtesy of Coeur d’Alene Tribe. Students at the Rock’n the Rez Summer Camp participating in science experiments.

Community Impact: Education: The Key to the Future

PLUMMER, Idaho— Out of all the numerous

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Pokagon Band youth learning basswood fiber cordage at a cultural workshop.

Community Impact: Keeping with tradition: Revitalization of culture and traditions

DOWAGIAC, Mich. – At the core of the Pokagon

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