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Wind River Startup Challenge Launched by UW

January 15, 2020

The University of Wyoming launched the Wind River Startup Challenge this month, giving tribal member entrepreneurs the opportunity to receive funding to start businesses.

University of Wyoming Works with Partners to Establish Arapaho Language School

November 12, 2019

As part of their land-grant mission to serve the entire Wyoming community, UW also established other partnership programs with the Wind River Indian Reservation.

Rush says these partnerships are needed “to establish mutual respect and understanding between a culture that’s been dominant for a long time and a culture that has traditions and values that everybody should understand and practice.”

Native American Partnerships Grow at UW

September 10, 2019 (Photo Courtesy of UW)

The Wind River Indian Reservation and the University of Wyoming are growing partnerships across the board – from education and research to economic development – and it’s all having a positive effect on UW’s American Indian enrollment.

Startup competition to give Indigenous entrepreneurs chance to get business ideas off the ground

August 15, 2019 (Photo Courtesy of Josh Galemore, Start Tribune)

A new competition could net Wind River entrepreneurs thousands of dollars and guidance to help launch a business while encouraging economic development on the reservation.

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