The Minnewaukan Public School District No. 5 needed to relocate its school building because it was continuously threatened by the rising water levels of the adjacent Devils Lake in Minnewaukan, ND. The previous building also did not meet the school’s needs for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. More than 90 percent of students are […]
For Inupiat Eskimo families in Northwest Alaska, access to a nursing home for elders required boarding a flight to Anchorage, 549 miles southeast of Kotzebue, and leaving behind traditional foods, family and friends. In order to ensure that the area’s elders could grow old and spend their last years near their culture, family and friends, […]
The Alaska telecommunications provider, GCI, completed Phase 1 of the TERRA-NW broadband service in December and started transmitting commercial traffic on Jan. 3, 2013. Travois New Markets used a portion of its 2011 allocation to assist with financing. The new network will provides broadband to 808 businesses, 79 schools and 74 hospitals and clinics, including the […]
Red Lake Inc., an economic development enterprise of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, and its subsidiary, Red Lake Retail, are building a new grocery store to better serve the Red Lake Reservation and surrounding community. The store, directly across the street from the existing Red Lake Trading Post, will increase store space to […]
Working with U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC) as the investor and The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) as leverage lender, Travois New Markets used $6.4 million in allocation to finance the construction of two electrical substations on the Navajo Nation Reservation. The new substations doubled electrical capacity to the Shiprock region without raising residents’ […]
The Ko-Kwel Wellness Center will be a 22,000-square-foot building on the tribe’s Kilkich Reservation near Charleston. When it opens next year, the $12 million center will offer primary care, dental care, behavioral health, a pharmacy and other services.
NMTC financing helped Pueblo of Laguna Utility Authority complete the rehabilitation of the water and wastewater system throughout the tribal lands of Pueblo of Laguna, N.M. The previous water system, which supported six villages, suffered from recurring system failures. The 4Points Laguna project promises to enhance the water and waste water systems by providing 60 […]