Launch of the native business directory | The Spokesperson’s Review

Customers now have a one-stop shop for finding Native American-owned businesses, contractors, and artisans in the state.

Native Business Center, which is operated by Sister Sky Inc., a Spokane-based nonprofit, recently launched the Washington State Native Business Directory.

The directory is the first of its kind in the state and features more than 134 Native-owned businesses. in a variety of industries including art, food, beauty, construction, consulting and more.

The directory was funded by the Washington State Department of Commerce.

In June, the Native Business Center contacted the 29 federally recognized tribes and gathered information on Native-owned businesses within their communities to compile the directory.

Businesses interested in joining the directory should contact the Native Business Center at (509) 315-9808.

AMC Networks appoints its CEO

AMC Networks, known for “The Walking Dead” and the critically acclaimed “Better Call Saul,” has named Christina Spade as chief executive, succeeding the New York-based entertainment company’s acting chief executive, Matt Blank.

Spade, whose appointment was announced on Friday, joined the company in January 2021, serving as chief financial officer and chief operating officer.

She previously held leadership positions at Viacom and ViacomCBS, the forerunners of what is now Paramount Global.

AMC Networkswhich offers a range of cable channels and streaming services including AMC, BBC America, Sundance TV and Acorn TV, has been led by Blank since September, after Ed Carroll resigned after 25 years with the company.

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