Entries by Oweesta

Chrystel Cornelius of First Nations Oweesta Corporation Awarded Local Economy Fellowship, Joins North American Leadership Network

Oakland, CA – Thirty-six leaders representing innovative community and economic development solutions in 29 U.S. and Canadian cities have been selected to the Business Alliance for Local Living Economy’s (BALLE)  fourth cohort of Local Economy Fellows. These are leaders with fierce love for their communities – a love that they’re each putting to work in […]

First Nations and Oweesta Revise Building Native Communities Curriculum and Unveil New Web Resource for Native Financial Educators

LONGMONT, Colorado (April 29, 2016) – In honor of April being National Financial Literacy Month, First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) and First Nations Oweesta Corporation (Oweesta) have jointly released the 5th edition of the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families curriculum. The revised curriculum includes an updated Participant Workbook and Instructor Guide, as well as a […]

Job Opportunity: Chief Financial Officer

First Nations Oweesta Corporation (Oweesta) is a certified national Native community development financial institution.  Oweesta’s programs and services include lending, capacity building, and financial education and asset building.  Oweesta focuses on the development of strong Native institutions and asset building programs.  Oweesta is currently seeking a qualified applicant for the following position. POSITION SUMMARY The […]