Indian Arts and Crafts Board
U.S. Department of the Interior
Promote the economic development of American Indians and Alaska Natives through the expansion of the Indian arts and crafts market. Implementation and enforcement of the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990, a truth-in-advertising law that provides criminal and civil penalties for marketing products as “Indian-made” when such products are not made by Indians, as defined by the Act.
American Indian Business Leaders
To increase the representation of American Indians and Alaska Natives in business and entrepreneurial ventures through education and leadership development opportunities.
National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development – NCAIED
Governed by a Native American Board of Directors that Promotes and Advocates Commerce for Tribal Private Native Business. Committed to American Indian Self-Sufficiency by Leading Economic Development and Promoting Commerce in Indian Country.
Office of Native American Affairs
U.S. Small Business Administration
To ensure that American Indians, Native Alaskans and Native Hawaiians seeking to create, develop and expand small businesses have full access to the necessary business development and expansion tools available through the Agency’s entrepreneurial development, lending and procurement programs.
ONABEN – A Native American Business Network
Tribal non-profit dedicated to developing Native American economic self-sufficiency through business ownership developed culturally specific small business planning curriculums, calling them Indianpreneurship.
Tanka Bar – Native American Natural Foods
Smoky and slightly sweet, Tanka Bars, Tanka Bites, and Tanka Wild Sticks and Sausages are made from tart-sweet cranberries and prairie-raised buffalo.