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Lakota Country Times: Few answers about mine on Pine Ridge (06/26)
Two weeks ago a meeting was held in a vacant office space in downtown Rapid City.

Native Sun News: Project brings economic hope to Pine Ridge (06/26)
'Poverty ends today on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation' was the proclamation made by Thunder Valley’s program Director Nick Tilson.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe shares details of marijuana grow (06/24)
The tribe is working with Monarch America, a cannabis development firm that includes Robert Shepherd, the former chairman of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate.

South Dakota official claims non-Indians can't use marijuana (06/23)
Attorney General Marty Jackley believes the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe can't legalize the drug for non-Indian consumers.

Yurok Tribe to launch ferry to ease travel time on reservation (06/23)
Passengers will be able to get from Klamath to Sregon Village in just 45 minutes, eliminating a three-hour drive.

Native Sun News: Crow Tribe collaborates on Bighorn rest area (06/22)
At the 139th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Big Horn Battle, thousands of visitors will throng to the third most popular tourist attraction in Montana.

Senate committee focuses on access to capital in Indian Country (06/18)
Funding for the loan guarantee program at the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the community development financial institutions fund at the Department of Treasury remains low.

Gary Davis: A new day for economic prosperity in Indian Country (06/18)
Entrepreneurship has always been essential to our identity, and that remains true in 2015.

Amy Hornby Uribe: Hobby Lobby trafficks in racist stereotypes (06/18)
As a major retail chain that serves clientele in Indian Country, Hobby Lobby needs to ask what it can do to care for local endangered traditions, not what it can do to exploit negative stereotypes.

Lawmakers share priorities with RES DC at Capitol Hill meeting (06/17)
Tribal and business leaders hear about action, and inaction, on Indian legislation in the 114th Congress.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to sell marijuana by end of year (06/17)
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning that non-Indians who consume marijuana on the reservation face prosecution.

Session at RES DC meeting explores marijuana in Indian Country (06/17)
Interest in marijuana is growing but tribes are being urged to move with caution as they enter the new industry.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe moves forward with legal marijuana (06/16)
The tribe will grow marijuana and sell it for medicinal and recreational use on the reservation.

GAO report questions BIA's management of Indian energy duties (06/15)
Tribes are waiting years for decisions and are losing out on revenue opportunities.

Agua Caliente Band won't pursue certain taxation claims in lawsuit (06/15)
The tribe is only challenging one county's tax despite attempts by other agencies to inject other claims into the lawsuit.

Tribal leaders return to nation's capitol for big economic summit (06/15)
The burgeoning marijuana industry, online lending, taxation and labor unions are just a few of the issues on the agenda.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee takes up economic development (06/15)
A listening session and oversight hearing will focus on the Buy Indian Act, community development financial institutions and access to capital.

Supreme Court agrees to hear first tribal jurisdiction case in years (06/15)
The justices granted a petition in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, a closely-watched case.

Hualapai Tribe finishes remodel of grocery store and gas station (06/11)
The 5,600 square-foot Walapai Market is located in historic Route 66 in Peach Springs, Arizona.

Tribes take interest in growing marijuana for medical purposes (06/11)
Attorney Robert Odawi Porter believes more tribes will be launching operations within the next year or so.

Hualapai Tribe mired in litigation over Grand Canyon Skywalk (06/10)
A public relations firm, a law firm and a firm started by a late non-Indian developer are duking it out in federal court.

Eater: Native cuisine hidden in America's growing food industry (06/09)
Though there are restaurants that focus on certain styles of Native American food — from frybread houses to fine dining — they're few and far between.

Interview: Potawatomi tribes join forces for new business venture (06/09)
Robert Farkas spoke with MiBiz about the firm’s goals for skilled trades training as well as a new joint venture to pursue federal contracting work.

Mille Lacs Band invests $35M in big renovation of Twin Cities hotel (06/08)
The rebranding of the InterContinental St. Paul-Riverfront will be complete in September.

Nez Perce Tribe announces new chief executive for business arm (06/05)
Joe Pakootas served in a similar role for the Colville Tribes of Washington.

Pinoleville Pomo Nation faces prosecution over marijuana plants (06/05)
The district attorney disputes a claim that his office won't go after operations with under 200 plants.

Pinoleville Pomo Nation starts planting marijuana on reservation (06/04)
The tribe has cautiously put 25 plants on one parcel and 26 on another and is inviting the county sheriff to come and eradicate that last plant.

Tex Hall foresees marijuana as big business for Indian Country (06/03)
The former president of the National Congress of American Indians thinks cannabis could be bigger than tribal gaming.

Seminole Tribe inaugurates new leadership at historic oak tree (06/02)
Chairman James Billie won re-election and will serve another four-year term as leader of the tribe.

Mark Trahant: Indian Country's future shaped by technology use (06/02)
American Indians and Alaska Natives have a long history of adapting to new technology.

Tex Hall joins company to promote marijuana in Indian Country (06/01)
Native American Organics will help tribes explore legal medicinal and recreational uses for the drug.

Alaska Native corporation holds election for five seats on board (05/27)
Five incumbents are running for re-election and are being challenged by five independent candidates.

USDA sends $125K to Indian economic development corporation (05/27)
The Native American Community Development Corporation, based on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana, will use the money to spur small business in Indian Country.

Coquille Tribe names executive at economic development entity (05/27)
Judy Metcalf has worked on business, gaming and land-into-trust projects at the Coquille Economic Development Corporation.

Poarch Creeks plan family-friendly entertainment with project (05/27)
The tribe took control of the Blue Collar Country project after some big-named entertainers withdrew.

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