Yerington Paiute Tribe plans medical marijuana dispensary and cultivation site (September 14, 2017)

The Yerington Paiute Tribe is joining the medical marijuana industry after signing a compact with the state of Nevada.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set to advance three bills at business meeting (September 11, 2017)

Federal recognition for tribes in Virginia, economic development for tribes in Oregon and housing for Native veterans are on the agenda for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe acquires drug patents in attempt to end legal dispute (September 8, 2017)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is entering the pharmaceutical industry in hopes of ending a legal challenge over a popular dry-eye drug.

Native Sun News Today: The fight for Whiteclay moves into the court system (September 8, 2017)

The fight for Whiteclay has moved to the state capital as the fate of the four beer stores lies in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court.

Tlingit and Haida Tribes partner with city to address rise in shoplifting incidents (September 8, 2017)

The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes is collaborating with the city of Juneau to address chronic shoplifting in Alaska's capital.

Restaurant based on NFL team's racist mascot goes out of business in Virginia (September 8, 2017)

Hail & Hog Kitchen and Tap barely lasted one football season and all of its burgundy-and-gold assets are on the auction block.

Trump administration defends cake shop in Colorado that won't serve all patrons (September 8, 2017)

The Trump administration is siding with a business in Colorado that won't serve all patrons based on the owner's religious beliefs.

Bureau of Indian Affairs approves first HEARTH Act regulations of Trump era (September 6, 2017)

Two more tribes are taking advantage of the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act, a self-determination law that has proven popular in Indian Country.

President Trump visits North Dakota after approving controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (September 6, 2017)

President Donald Trump is focusing on tax reform in a speech at an oil refinery in North Dakota.

Oneida Nation announces indefinite 'hiatus' for Indian Country Media Network (September 5, 2017)

After being founded more than 30 years ago by veteran journalist Tim Giago, Indian Country Today Media Today Network is no longer.

Tribe raises taxes on oil developers as money continues to flow to North Dakota (August 30, 2017)

A dual system of taxation has resulted in the state of North Dakota earning more money on oil development than the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the owner of the resources.

Liquor stores in Pine Ridge Reservation border town ask court for ruling to reopen (August 29, 2017)

The Nebraska Supreme Court heard arguments in a landmark case affecting the sale of liquor in a town near the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Wealthy backers of Dakota Access claim opponents caused 'billions' in losses (August 23, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline are taking aim at some of the biggest opponents of the controversial project in a lawsuit that claims their efforts caused 'billions of dollars' in damages.

YES! Magazine: Indigenous activists pressure banks to stop funding pipelines (August 23, 2017)

Led by indigenous leaders and environmental groups, climate activists gathered outside branches of JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo in downtown Seattle, Washington, to protest their financing of tar sands pipelines

Energy firm seeks to keep illegal pipeline in place over objections of Indian landowners in Oklahoma (August 15, 2017)

Another storm is brewing in Indian Country over a pipeline that has been operating illegally for nearly two decades.

President Trump offers late rebuke to 'White supremacists' as industry leaders quit council (August 15, 2017)

President Donald Trump offered a late rebuke of the 'KKK, neo-Nazis, White supremacists and other hate groups' in an attempt to address controversy over his handling of a racial violence in Virginia.

White Earth Nation looks to diversify economy with first hemp crop on reservation (August 9, 2017)

The White Earth Nation is looking to diversify its economy by growing hemp.

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe buys well-known gas station and store for $2.3 million (August 8, 2017)

The Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe is adding a second gas station to its economic development enterprise in Washington.

Trump team moves quickly to finalize big tribal economic development proposal (August 7, 2017)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is poised to help tribes resolve a long-standing taxation issue even as a powerful lawmaker from President Trump's own party expresses resistance.

Las Vegas Paiute Tribe prepares to open largest marijuana dispensary in nation (August 7, 2017)

The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe is building what Chairman Benny Tso is calling the largest marijuana dispensary in the nation.

Ex-leader of North Dakota tribe ordered to return nearly $3 million in royalties (August 3, 2017)

A former chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is giving up nearly $3 million after being mistakenly overpaid by an energy developer on his tribe's reservation

Two tribes enter into first marijuana compacts under new state law in Nevada (August 3, 2017)

Nevada tribes, sensing big economic opportunities, are getting into the marijuana industry by following a successful model from a nearby state.

Robert Jumper: Experts can help Eastern Cherokees bring in more tourists (August 3, 2017)

Our tribal leadership must find the balance between marketing, product development and governmental community services or the Cherokee community will suffer the loss, editor Robert Jumper writes in The Cherokee One Feather.

Battle brews as utility company takes sovereignty dispute to Supreme Court (August 2, 2017)

The nation's largest reservation. A business-friendly president. The owner of Dakota Access. What could go wrong here?

Key Trump advisor presses new administration on rules for online lenders (August 2, 2017)

Are the rough days of the online lending industry coming to an end under the Trump administration?

Mapuche chef brings indigenous flavors from South America to California (August 1, 2017)

Carlos Leiva, an indigenous chef from South America, is expanding his food operation in Los Angeles, California.

First Nations are getting into the marijuana game amid uncertainty in U.S. (August 1, 2017)

While only a handful of tribes in the United States have successfully entered the marijuana industry, the picture looks a lot different just across the border.

Colville Tribes start hemp cultivation and marketing project in Washington (July 31, 2017)

The Colville Tribes have joined the hemp industry, the first in Washington state to do so.

United Auburn Indian Community denies pregnancy motivated worker's firing (July 27, 2017)

The United Auburn Indian Community fired an administrative assistant two days after she told her bosses she was expecting.

Trump hire at Bureau of Indian Affairs makes big promise on tribal taxation (July 26, 2017)

A senior Bureau of Indian Affairs official who was hired by the Trump administration to work on energy, economic development and related issues is making a seemingly big promise to tribes.

Poarch Band of Creek Indians ready to debut amusement park in Alabama (July 20, 2017)

The Park at OWA features a roller coaster and 20 other rides, along with retail outlets, restaurants, a 150-room hotel and other amenities.

Cow Creek Band gives tribal name to coffee roasting production company (July 13, 2017)

The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians has entered the coffee industry.

Jackson Rancheria expands media enterprise with digital radio station (July 11, 2017)

The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians is offering non-stop, commercial-free music on Radio Rancheria.

YES! Magazine: Native activists continue to pressure banks on pipelines (July 10, 2017)

A new report from a consortium of environmental groups shows that big banks are reducing their investment in fossil fuel projects.

Judge to decide who represents Native community in British Columbia (July 7, 2017)

A judge in Canada is being asked to decide who represents a Native community where an energy project has generated significant controversy.