Growing Economies in Indian Country: Taking Stock of Progress and Partnerships Growing Economies in Indian Country: Taking Stock of Progress and Partnerships

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Hilton Garden Inm

250 Haskell Road

Bangor, Maine 04401


Please join Four Directions Development Corporation and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston at the "Growing Economies in Indian Country: Taking Stock of Progress and Partnerships" Workshop in Bangor, Maine.

This free one-day meeting will bring together several federal agencies and Tribal leaders, economic development professional and others to:

  • Share their views and identify existing challenges to economic development in Indian Country;
  • Identify best practices and solutions that address these challenges; and
  • Discuss and learn about federal and regional Native economic development initiatives and programs that are aimed at providing assistance to tribal governments and tribal and independent businesses.

Workshop Summary & Opportunities for Further Engagement

Audio Recording (Maine Public Broadcast Network)

Event brochure


Draft agenda
(updated September 14, 2011)

Who Should Attend

  • Tribal Council Leaders, Members
  • Tribal Economic Development Planners
  • Native Community Development Financial Institutions
  • Tribal Attorneys
  • Lenders
  • Government Officials


  • Administration for Native Americans, DHHS
  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
  • CDFI Fund
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
  • Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Four Directions Development Corporation
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
  • Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, Department of the Interior
  • USDA Rural Development
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • U.S. Economic Development Administration
  • U.S. Small Business Administration