Business and Economic Development

American Indian and Alaska Native-Owned Businesses: 2002 - (United States Census Bureau). Issued June 2006.

American Indian- and Alaska Native-Owned Businesses Near 200,000; California, Texas, Oklahoma Lead States, Census Bureau Reports - (United States Department of Commerce). May 22, 2001.

[Arizona Tribes Economic Profile Database] - (Center for American Indian Economic Development, College of Business Administration, Northern Arizona University).

Indian Arts and Crafts Board - (U.S. Dept. of the Interior). Provides the full text of the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990, and the Indian Arts and Crafts Enforcement Act of 2000. Other resources, such as regulations and business directories are provided.

National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. "Founded in 1969, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is the first national non-profit 501 (c) 3 corporation created and directed by American Indians, solely dedicated to developing American Indian economic self-sufficiency through business ownership."

Native American Business and Economic Development Law Resources - (National Indian Law Library, 2001). By David Selden, National Indian Law Library and April Schwartz, University of Minnesota Law Library.

Native Owned Businesses - (Native Web). A web directory.

Native-owned businesses generate billions - ( Monday, Aug. 1, 2005.

Research and Publications - (The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development).

Reservations of Right: An Introduction to Indian Law - (By Gabriel S. Galanda of Williams, Kastner & Gibbs PLLC; available through

Tribal Sovereign Immunity: An Obstacle for Non-Indians Doing Business in Indian Country? - Susan Woodrow, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.


Dispelling the Myths about Indian Gaming - (Native American Rights Fund). Includes statistics about gaming.

Gaming ordinances of tribes - ( National Indian Gaming Commission)

Indian Gaming News - Recent articles covering Indian gaming on the national level.

Indian Gaming - (Findlaw). Article on Indian gaming by Doug Nash, Holland and Hart, LLP.

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) - Current news and access to NIGA Library and Resource Center.

National Indian Gaming Association Library and Resource Center.

National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) - Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) and regulations.

Indian gaming : tribal sovereignty and American politics / by W. Dale Mason (2000)

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Tiller's guide to Indian country : economic profiles of American Indian reservations (edited and compiled by Veronica E. Velarde Tiller) is a helpful resource. Information about the publication can be found at Five Star Publications and Tiller Research Incorporated.