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Integrated Capital: It’s not Business as Usual in Indian Country

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Nikki Love (Bois Forte Band of Chippewa), from NDN Collective, will moderate a three-way fireside chat on the current state of impact investing in Indian Country, how crises like COVID-19 demonstrate that investing in our communities is no longer business as usual, and how models like NDN Collective’s ecosystem approach can be catalysts for new models of how capital flows to our Indigenous communities. Colleagues, Michael Johnson (Three Affiliated Tribes of North Dakota) from NDN Collective and Valerie Red Horse Mohl (Cherokee) from Social Venture Circle will share examples of the good, bad, and the ugly in larger deals and projects funded by private investment and philanthropy. But, this group will spend most of its time on present examples of capital done right, the future reimagined, and how we can get there. They’ll discuss how the definition of economic success is shifting beyond measures like GDP to include how wealth, resources, and goods flow to everyone, as well as how well we steward our natural world and resources for future generations. Long before COVID-19, investors discussed how to put these socially responsible investment principles into practice and they are refocusing that discussion to Indian Country and how we can all mutually benefit and participate.

Confirmed Panelists

Valerie Red Horse Mohl, Executive Director at Social Venture Circle

Nikki Love, NDN Fund Managing Director at NDN Collective

Michael Johnson, Advancement Director at NDN Collective

 

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