Hot List: Native Businesses

Indiana Limestone Company The Southern Ute Growth Fund

Doing well by doing good, tribes are boosting profits and their people

According to the most recent data by the Minority Business Development Agency, there are nearly 280,000 American Indian- and Alaska Nativeowned small businesses in the U.S.—an increase of more than 15 percent in 10 years. With Native-owned businesses on the rise, it was easy to compile this year’s Hot List. The real difficulty was in…