On July 26-27, 2012, NADO Research Foundation hosted a workshop with a small group of HUD Sustainable Communities Initiative grantees working in tribal communities. This workshop was designed to build the capacity of grantees working with tribal nations to develop strong planning and economic development strategies.
Click on the links below to download workshop presentations and other resources:
Positioning Tribes as Economic Competitors
Developing Plans and Putting Them into Action: Bottom-Up Community Planning and Economic Development in Indian Country
- Jim Beard, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
- Tomasita Duran, Ohkay Owingeh Housing Authority
Growing Entrepreneurs in the Green Economy
Communications Clinic: Articulating Your Goals and Developing Your Message
Raising Additional Funds and Navigating Legal and Financial Frameworks
- Sherry Salway Black, National Congress of American Indians
- Additional resources:
Federal Resources Available for Indian Country
Turning Crisis into Opportunity
Opportunity Link also provided links to a web series and documentary that explores the success of coordinated public transportation in remote Northcentral Montana, available here.