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MISSION — Creating opportunities to reinvest on the Umatilla Indian Reservation is key to decreasing the economic gap between the poor and the rich, but that’s not about tribal government handing out jobs.

J.D. Tovey, the new deputy executive director for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, delivered that message Friday, Oct. 6, in a keynote address during the final day of the Northwest Native Economic Summit at Wildhorse Resort & Casino.

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