Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order on Indigenous Peoples Day Issuing Formal Acknowledgement, Apology for State’s Historical Role in Indian Boarding Schools

Governor’s order expresses support for federal investigations into Indian boarding schools ONEIDA — Gov. Tony Evers on Indigenous Peoples Day today signed Executive Order #136 issuing a formal acknowledgement and apology for Wisconsin’s historical role in Indian boarding schools. The governor’s order also includes a formal declaration of support for the U.S. Department of Interior…

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Tribal Business News Features WIBA

Alliance of Wisconsin Native CDFIs Takes Aim at Strengthening Tribal Economies By Joe Boomgaard, Tribal Business News September 20, 2021 For the first time in the six-year history of the Wisconsin Indian Business Alliance, the coalition of four Native community development financial institutions will have a new chair. Pamela Boivin, executive director of Keshena, Wis.-based…

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Pamela Boivin Elected Chair of WIBA

MEDIA RELEASE September 9, 2021 CONTACT: Pamela Boivin Phone:  715-799-4806 Email Ms. Boivin PAMELA BOIVIN ELECTED CHAIR OF WIBA BOARD The Wisconsin Indian Business Alliance (WIBA) is pleased to share that Pamela Boivin, Executive Director of NiiJii Capital Partners, Inc., has been elected Chair of the WIBA Board of Directors. Ms. Boivin succeeds Fern Orie…

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WIBA Collectively Awarded $3,861,265 to Serve Wisconsin Native Americans

MEDIA RELEASE June 15, 2021 Contact: Fern Orie, Chairwoman 715-614-4840 Email Ms. Orie Wisconsin Indian Business Alliance Collectively Awarded $3,861,265 to Serve Wisconsin Native Americans The U.S. Department of the Treasury today awarded $1.25 billion in COVID-19 relief funds to 863 community development financial institutions (CDFIs). The awards were announced today by Vice President Kamala…

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EDA Partners with Tribal Nations in Wisconsin to Connect Communities with Economic Development Resources

EDA Partners with Tribal Nations in Wisconsin to Connect Communities with Economic Development Resources In 2018, EDA’s Lee Shirey helped organize the Wisconsin Tribal Technical Tour, which brought federal, state, and local economic development leaders to Wisconsin’s 11 federally recognized tribal communities. The goal was to connect tribes with resources that address tribal economic and…

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FACC Seeks Business Technical Assistance Associate

The First American Capital Corporation, Inc. (FACC) is pleased to announce an opportunity to join our Team as a Business Technical Assistance Associate. View the career opportunity posting for position overview, key duties and responsibilities, qualifications and guidance for submitting a cover letter and resume.  

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Marketplace 2020 Virtual Conference

MARKETPLACE conference will be held virtually December 8-10, 2020 For the first time in its 39 years, MARKETPLACE is taking place in a virtual format. As usual, the conference will connect business owners from across Wisconsin seeking to do business with state, federal and local governments as well as private sector partners. At the conference,…

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