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ABOUT THE MARKETPLACE

SHOPNAVAJO.COM

 

OUR APPROACH

A project of the Emergence Group, ShopNavajo.com assists Native Americans who have pre-business or early business entrepreneurial potential. We engage our creative clients with effective services and our online test market, this online marketplace.

We are built on a foundation of Navajo culture and over 25 years of experience with small business. We want to funnel interested pre-entrepreneurs and early-year entrepreneurs into the quality services existing on the Navajo Nation and assist with expanding new opportunities. 

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THE EMERGENCE GROUP

Native sensibilities along with business and community development experience. We bring over 25 years of business knowledge and ownership to assist you in finding the right growth path. 

Our Board

SUSAN BECKER

Chief operating officer

Susan Becker has a career as a STEM curriculum and education director and as a business development professional. In 10 years as a business consultant, she designed programming and engaged small business in developing growth plans aligned with community development.

HONDO LOUIS

President

Hondo Louis, an enrolled Navajo tribal member, owns Saltboy Films, Ltd. and Wayfinder Communitions which offer marketing, communication, graphic design, film and video production services. Thorough his 15+ years as a business owner, he has counseled entrepreneurs, consultants, students and managers, with cross-cultural, bi and multi-lingual target markets.

URSULA JOHNSON

Program consultant

Ursula is Navajo born for “Deeshchii’nii” Start of Red Streak People clan, and “Ta’neeszahnii” Tangle clan. She is enrolled with Church Rock Chapter in Church Rock New Mexico.  She attended UNM majoring in business administration and has an Associates of the Applied Science of Electronic and Computer Technology. Recently, she worked with the K-12 program that engages students in 3D printing sponsored by Navajo Technical University and the KARMA program. She is an emerging entrepreneur.

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