November 28, 2022

Mno-Bmadsen Board of Director Position Announcement

Introduction to Mno-Bmadsen. The Pokagon Band Tribal Council established Mno-Bmadsen, an autonomous Tribally-Chartered entity of the Pokagon Band, whose purpose is to engage in economic development activities on behalf of the Pokagon Band. This entity has set aside a significant investment to be strategically invested for the tribe. Mno-Bmadsen is managed by seven (7) member Board of Directors and is currently seeking one (1) Person for one (1) open position. […]
November 17, 2022

Enterprise zone: Three tribes forge historic partnership

Yahoo! News Re-post of Sierra Clark, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Wed, November 16, 2022 at 8:38 AM·4 min read Nov. 16—TRAVERSE CITY — Three sovereign Anishinaabek nations of Michigan announced a first-of-its-kind joint partnership. The Little Traverse Bay Bands Of Odawa Indians, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, and Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, are partnering in a real estate development, construction, and […]
November 17, 2022

3 West Michigan tribes launch joint venture firm

Wood TV by: Matt Jaworowski Posted: Nov 16, 2022 / 11:39 AM EST Updated: Nov 16, 2022 / 11:39 AM EST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Three West Michigan tribes are joining forces to launch a first-of-its-kind real estate development and property management company aimed at expanding and growing investments. Aki Construction LLC will be run by Odawa Holdings of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Mno-Bmadsen of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi […]
November 16, 2022

3 Michigan tribal economic development entities form ‘historic’ construction joint venture

Pechanga.net November 16, 2022 A trio of non-gaming tribal economic development entities has formed a rare real estate development, construction and property management joint venture that’s considered the first of its kind in the Midwest. Aki Construction LLC brings together leaders from Odawa Economic Affairs Holding Corp., or Odawa Holdings, Mno-Bmadsen and Gun Lake Investments who share similar missions to advance tribal prosperity through economic diversification. “At Odawa Holdings, we are ecstatic to be taking the first […]
November 16, 2022

Enterprise zone: Three tribes forge historic partnership

TRAVERSE CITY Record Eagle By Sierra Clark sclark@record-eagle.com November 16, 2022 TRAVERSE CITY — Three sovereign Anishinaabek nations of Michigan announced a first-of-its-kind joint partnership. The Little Traverse Bay Bands Of Odawa Indians, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, and Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, are partnering in a real estate development, construction, and property management company. The new entity, Aki Construction LLC, will […]
November 16, 2022

3 Michigan tribal economic development entities form ‘historic’ construction joint venture

From left: Julio Martinez of Mno-Bmadsen; Shanna Shananaquet of Odawa Holdings; and Monica King of Gun Lake Investments. COURTESY PHOTO
November 15, 2022

Odawa Holdings, Mno-Bmadsen and Gun Lake Investments Announce First-of-its-Kind Joint Venture

Three Midwest tribes make historic move to form Aki Construction LLC GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 15, 2022 – Odawa Economic Affairs Holding Corporation (“Odawa Holdings”), Mno-Bmadsen and Gun Lake Investments (“GLI”) today announced a new joint venture to create a real estate development, construction and property management company. The new entity, Aki Construction LLC, is culturally and economically significant and the first Tribal joint venture of its kind in the […]
October 7, 2022

‘Opportunities are unbelievable’: Summit highlights economic development in tribal communities

MiBiz BY KATE CARLSON Thursday, October 06, 2022 10:39pm GRAND RAPIDS — Tribal leaders gathered Thursday in Grand Rapids to share the “unbelievable” amount of opportunities to diversify revenue streams and launch new investments for the benefit of tribal citizens. The first Great Lakes Tribal Economic Summit took place Oct. 6 at Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business in downtown Grand Rapids. The event featured panel discussions among state and […]
August 12, 2022

Pokagon Tribal Youth Tour

July 27, 2022

Mno-Bmadsen to host Small Business Expo

Published 4:19 pm Tuesday, July 26, 2022-Leader Publications DOWAGIAC — Mno-Bmadsen, the non gaming investment arm of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, with the support of Chi Ishobak, a non-profit organization that offers professional and personal finances services to tribal citizens, is hosting a Small Business Expo from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. The event will take place in the Pokagon Community Center, 27043 Potawatomi Trail (off […]