Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order on Indigenous Peoples Day Issuing Formal Acknowledgement, Apology for State’s Historical Role in Indian Boarding Schools
Governor’s order expresses support for federal investigations into Indian boarding schools
ONEIDA — Gov. Tony Evers on Indigenous Peoples Day today signed Executive Order #136 issuing a formal acknowledgement and apology for Wisconsin’s historical role in Indian boarding schools. The governor’s order also includes a formal declaration of support for the U.S. Department of Interior investigation announced earlier this year and requesting any investigations in Wisconsin be undertaken in consultation with Wisconsin’s Native Nations.
First American Capital Corporation would like to honor and remember our co-founder Craig Anderson. He was a leader and pioneer in Native CDFIs and leaves behind a legacy of financial sovereignty of Native individuals, families, Native-owned businesses and communities.
To leave your condolences for his family, and for information about services, Craig's memorial page can be found at the link below:
The American Indian Chamber of Commerce (AICCW) exists to promote economic development in Wisconsin Indian Country through directed service delivery to American Indian entrepreneurs.
Since our inception in 1991, we have remained committed to providing statewide advocacy, networking,
one-to-one business management counseling and access to financial products and services to Wisconsin-based American Indian business people.