Podcasts

We are proud to be partnering with Erika Weiss, Associate Attorney and co-founder of the Barnes & Thornburg, LLP’s Native American Law and Policy group, to bring relevant, real, and actionable information to Indian Country regarding starting, operating, and governing an economic development and diversification strategy for Tribes.

Episode #5

Episode #5

Tribal Talks walks through the deal flow process and discusses the need for transparency and open communication no matter what type of deal you are working. Erika and Deidra with the help of their guest, Kip Ritchie, President of Greenfire Management Services, LLC,...

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Episode #4

Episode #4

This special episode of Tribal Talks provides guidance on how tribal businesses can navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Monica King, president of DWH, joins co-hosts Erika Weiss of Barnes & Thornburg and Deidra Mitchell of Waseyabek Development Company to discuss federal...

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Episode #3

Episode #3

Tribal Talks explores the issue of due diligence and how to evaluate an opportunity within the context of your strategic plan. Along with their guest, James TenBrink of Waséyabek Development Company, Erika and Deidra discuss the importance of due diligence, how to...

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Episode #2

Episode #2

Clay Vanderpool, Managing Director & Tribal Economic Development Practice Leader for DWH in Detroit, joins hosts Erika Weiss and Deidra Mitchell to discuss strategic planning for tribal economic development efforts. We discuss why this process is vital, which...

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Episode #1

Episode #1

Meet hosts Erika Weiss of Barnes & Thornburg and Deidra Mitchell of Waséyabek Development Company, as we discuss our backgrounds in tribal culture and our experience working in Native American law and policy, economic development, and small business development....

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