Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills will be the keynote speaker. He is known for his Olympic achievements, philanthropic activities and his positive outlook on life. He stunned the world in what has been called the greatest upset in Olympic history, when he won the 10,000 meter race at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. More importantly, Mr. Mills hasn’t forgotten his heritage. He is national chairman of Running Strong for American Indian Youth, a project of Christian Relief Services, which works to improve the quality of life on American Indian reservations around the United States.
Conference attendees will include tribal members who work in housing and economic development:
American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists and craftspeople are invited to be vendors at the conference. For pricing and more information, contact Eden Rensing at firstname.lastname@example.org or 816-994-8970.
To register for the conference, or for more information, visit: www.travois.com.
Travois is the leading housing and economic development consulting firm in Indian Country. Since 1995, Travois has brought $400 million in private equity capital to Indian Country, which has helped build or rehabilitate nearly 4,000 homes through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, and has raised $30 million in New Markets Tax Credit investor equity, leveraging a total of $110 million in Indian Country debt and equity financing for economic development projects. The Travois family of companies offers housing and economic development assistance, architectural design and inspection services, environmental assessments, land surveys, civil engineering services, consulting on green energy improvements, asset management services and comprehensive training to the nation's American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian population with clients in 17 states, from Hawaii to Maine. For more information, please visit www.travois.com.