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Montana Senator Sheds Light on Chippewa Cree’s Plain Green Loans

Montana Senator Sheds Light on Chippewa Cree’s Plain Green Loans

Because of growing restrictions on payday loans, banks and payday lenders are teaming up with American Indian businesses. Indian country offers a loophole, sovereign immunity, that shields companies from the U.S. government’s mandated interest rate caps and other payday-loan regulations. Indian country lenders can even issue loans in where...
U.S. Sacred Power Co-Founder David Melton Embarks on NASCAR Venture

U.S. Sacred Power Co-Founder David Melton Embarks on NASCAR Venture

“Using the strengths of the Father to protect the gifts of the Mother” is the philosophy of Sacred Power Corporation, the largest Native-owned-and-operated renewable-energy systems integration and manufacturing firm in the U.S. Sacred Power’s co-founder, David Melton of the Pueblo Laguna tribe and American Indian Business Owner of Year...