The Gun Lake Band was picked as this year's winner for several conservation efforts in the Great Lakes region. They include re-establishing a habitat for wild rice and reviving the lake sturgeon population in the Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids rivers.
Tribal businesses across the country are leveraging research at the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development to scale up investment strategies. GLI is called out as among the nation’s leaders in Tribal businesses, growing from one employee in 2017 to 500 today.
The findings of a recent economic impact study (EIS) commissioned by the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians revealed that the Tribe, Gun Lake Casino, and Gun Lake Investments added $1.5 billion dollars to the Michigan Economy since 2011.
Rosette LLP, a Tribally-owned law firm focused on non-gaming tribal business activity, recently relocated to downtown Grand Rapids. This move positions the firm closer to key clients, including rapidly-growing Gun Lake Investments.