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Due to travel- and health-related concerns in regard to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Empowerment Workshops have been postponed until further notice. Please check-in at this site for rescheduled trainings.
We are bridge builders.

Native entrepreneurs and small business owners help build healthy economies in Indian Country. Whether you are a new or established Native entrepreneur, we are your bridge to growth, learning, and success.

Empowerment Workshops

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Train the Trainer Webinars

Our Train the Trainer webinars educate community partners so they can become supporters and resources to Native entrepreneurs and business owners.

The community partners we want to reach could be Native organizations in tribal communities or on reservations, but they could also be non-Native business organizations who serve or partner with Native individuals, tribes, or communities. A community partner might be any of the following:

  • Small Business Development Centers
  • Native CDFIs
  • Women's Business Centers
  • Tribal government educators
  • SCORE business mentors
  • Economic development trainers

If you have questions about whether the Train the Trainer events are right for you, please contact us.

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Completed Workshops: A Success Story

As the workshops are finished, our community of graduates keeps growing. Go to any completed trainings page to see what we accomplished and what Native business owners and entrepreneurs are accomplishing across Indian Country.

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