2020 Photos & Videos | RES 2023 - Reservation Economic Summit
RES 2023 - Reservation Economic Summit

2020 Photos and Videos



General Session Videos

Day One - Monday

Welcome Remarks | Stephen Roe Lewis, Governor, Gila River Indian Community

Keynote | James Anderson, Native America's Success Speaker

Blessing | Urban Giff

Luncheon Remarks | Chris James, President and CEO, NCAIED and Derrick Watchman, Chairman, Board of Directors, NCAIED

Cheryl Crazy Bull, President & CEO, American Indian College Fund

Day Two - Tuesday

Honor Guard

Opening Welcome Remarks | Derrick Watchman, Chairman, Board of Directors, NCAIED

Welcome & Opening Remarks | Chris James, President and CEO, NCAIED

Cabinet Remarks | The Honorable Jovita Carranza, 26th Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration

Remarks | Henry Childs II, National Director, Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks: IllumiNative | Crystal Echo Hawk, Executive Director, IllumiNative

Keynote: Building Bridges of Opportunity | Martin Sensmeier, Actor & Producer

Welcome Remarks | Richard G. Sneed, 28th Principal Chief, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Welcome Remarks | Dawson Her Many Horses, Senior Vice President and Native American Business Leader, Commercial Banking, Wells Fargo

Remarks | Jonodev O. Chaudhuri, Former Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission and Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP

Remarks | Stephen Buffalo, President and Chief Executive Officer, Indian Resource Council (IRC)

Data Deserts, Research and Policy Change in Indian Country | Casey Winn Lozar, Vice President and Director, Center for Indian Country Development, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Luncheon Closing Remarks

Award | American Indian Leadership Award

Award | Tribal Gaming Visionary Award

Native Art Segment

Day Three - Wednesday

Award | Tim Wapato Public Advocate of the Year Award

Luncheon Welcome and Blessing

Luncheon Welcome Remarks & Master of Ceremony | Lilian Sparks Robinson, Owner and CEO, Wopila Consulting, LLC and Board Member & Treasurer, NCAIED

Luncheon Welcome Remarks | The Honorable Jeannie Hovland, Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans (ANA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

8th Generation Presentation

Day Four - Thursday

Luncheon Blessing

Luncheon Remarks | Richard Jefferies, Chair, Te Ohu Whai Ao Trust

Luncheon Remarks | The Honorable James E. Campos, Director, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, U.S. Department of Energy

Corporate Advocate of the Year Award | Holland & Knight, Award Recipient

American Indian Business of the Year Award | Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC), Award Recipient


RES 2020 Closing Remarks | Chris James, President and CEO, NCAIED

Professional Headshots

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Event Coverage Videos

Sunday/Monday Recap

Tuesday Recap

Wednesday Recap

RES 2021

Native American Bank

The Kodiak Brown Bear Center

Interviews with Congressional Representatives

NCAIED A Year in Review

Native Edge Institute San Diego

Native Edge Institute Washington, D.C.

RES Pitch

Tocabe, An American Indian Eatery

NCAIED 2019 Forty Under Forty Award Celebration

Youth Business Plan