I recall the emotion as if it happened only yesterday: the overwhelming pride, the pure joy and the unshakable belief that I had truly helped another human being. Two years ago, I began mentoring a young veteran on how to start a small ecommerce business. Six months ago, he notified me that his online niche t-shirt business was earning just over $100,000 per month in gross sales.
Many Americans remain unaware of the major contributions Native Americans made to our nation’s armed forces. Statistically, American Indians serve in their country’s armed forces in greater numbers per capita than any other ethnic group, and they have served with distinction in every major conflict for more than 150 years.