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Native Network Consulting Featured in Tribal Hemp & Cannabis Magazine

By: Raj Chander

La Vonne Peck knows Native Network Consultants, the business she founded with partner Niki Vandenburgh, might not fit the traditional model of a hemp and cannabis consulting company.

“We’re an odd couple when they see us...[but] we like to tell tribal officials, ‘just get us in front of the council.’”

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Our Vision: Exercising Tribal sovereignty through socio economic development. Providing jobs to Tribal community, promoting Tribal business.

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Projects and feasibility studies built to incorporate each community needs

strategic partnerships

Providing infrastructure support connecting Tribal governments, communities and partners


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All Tribal programs at federal and state levels, as well as implementing economic development projects from concept to construction



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