Episode from the podcastMake Me Smart with Kai and Molly

Native Americans and the tech economy

Released Wednesday, 6th November 2019
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Native Americans have the highest poverty and unemployment rates in the country. Technology, particularly new financial tech, offers an opportunity for this historically marginalized group to better access the strong economy. But getting online in largely rural, remote reservations is a challenge — to say nothing about access to capital and credit. Tribal sovereignty can also make access, taxes and generally doing business more complicated. To help talk us through the challenges and potential technology offers, we’re joined by Dante Desiderio, executive director of the Native American Finance Officers Association and a member of the Sappony Tribe.

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Length
31m 5s
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No
Episode
138
Episode Type
Full

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