Stiffarm named advocate for Indian businesses
A member of the Gros Ventre Tribe of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation has been tapped to help the federal government promote Native American small businesses.
Thelma Stiffarm, who was raised on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and is part Cree, was appointed assistant administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Native American Affairs. SBA Administrator Hector Barreto announced the appointment of Stiffarm this morning according to a press release.
"We are very fortunate to have Thelma Stiffarm on our team as an advocate for Native Americans across the country," Barr...