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Alaska Native Business Management at UAA

Attention Students:

Did you know that the College of Business and Public Policy has a minor in Alaska Native Business Management? Forty-three years after passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA), Alaska Native Corporations have diversified into successful state, national and global companies and Native non-profits have developed comprehensive statewide services, giving rise to a need for greater numbers of business professionals educated in the culture and management practices of Alaska Native organizations. 162 more words

Informational

Pentagon prodded to study Native contracting reform

ALASKA – Alaska’s Congressional delegation and a dozen other lawmakers are asking the Defense secretary to study how contracting reform has hurt Alaska Native corporations and tribally owned businesses. 158 more words

News

Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions Providing SBA Workshops for Native Corporations

OKLAHOMA – Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions (CNTS) is continuing its partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration to host free, onsite training sessions and web-based seminars for native corporations interested in joining the 8(a) program. 108 more words

Events

For Al Jazeera America: Alaska: Where Native groups have corporations – and political heft

ANCHORAGE — Appearing at the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention is an annual rite for Alaskan politicians, but this year’s high-stakes race for U.S. Senate supercharged the meeting, packing a ballroom on Friday with hundreds at the state’s largest Alaska Native gathering. 157 more words

Anchorage

RAND Report on Sole-Source 8(a) Native American Contracts

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The description:

Some participants in the federal 8(a) Business Development Program, including Alaska Native Corporations, Indian tribes, and Native Hawaiian Organizations, face no limit on the value of sole-source contracts they can receive.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

GAO: Monitoring and Oversight of Tribal 8(a) Firms Need Attention

Here is the report.

An excerpt:

Federal dollars obligated to tribal 8(a) firms grew from $2.1 billion in fiscal year 2005 to $5.5 billion in 2010, a greater percentage increase than non-tribal 8(a) obligations (160 percent versus 45 percent).

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher