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City rejects Citizen Potawatomi Nation land detachment petition (01/22)
Supporters of the tribe appeared to outnumber opponents but city officials deadlocked on the tribe's request.

Internet lenders linked to Miami Nation agree to $21M settlement (01/19)
The Federal Trade Commission accused the companies of violating consumer protection laws.

MPR: Red Lake Nation takes a small step towards legal marijuana (01/16)
David Manuel, an enrolled member of Red Lake Nation and an advocate for producing marijuana, argues that the industry would provide an economic opportunity for Red Lake.

Pinoleville Pomo Nation to use marijuana revenue for programs (01/15)
The tribe is the first in Indian Country to enter the legal marijuana industry.

Red Lake Nation backs study on medicinal marijuana and hemp (01/15)
Any decision to move forward will require a vote of the people.

Muscogee Nation plans $22M entertainment riverfront venue (01/14)
The tribe plans to open the development in 18 months.

Supreme Court won't take up Seminole Tribe's taxation case (01/13)
The tribe sought a refund for gasoline taxes paid to the state.

Native Sun News: Tribal members debate legalization of 'peji' (01/12)
South Dakota tribes whose members remain some of the poorest people in the nation, can now take advantage of a Justice Department decision that has proven lucrative for Colorado and Washington.

Pinoleville Pomo Nation confirms deal for legal marijuana farm (01/09)
The tribe will host a 2.5-acre marijuana farm that will put 50 to 100 people to work.

Speculation grows about tribal marijuana operation in California (01/08)
So far, no one from the tribe has talked to the media about the potential deal.

Company set to announce tribal marijuana operation in California (01/07)
The operation will be up and running by February, according to two companies involved in the deal.

Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe fined for online loan operation (01/07)
Chairman John Shotton was fined $700,000 and two tribal entities were fined $800,000.

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe expands economy with grilled cheese eatery (01/06)
The tribe's economic development company will bring five Tom + Chee locations to Texas.

Beer company drops name of 'Heyoka' product after complaints (01/06)
American Indian Movement activists raised concerns about the use of the Lakota word in an alcoholic beverage.

8th Circuit sides with Omaha Tribe in reservation boundary case (12/19)
The decision means a group of non-Indian businesses must comply with the tribe's liquor laws and regulations.

Native Sun News: Native women launch business in Rapid City (12/16)
Opened on October 10, Sage & Silver Americana is a locally owned, Native American business located in the heart of downtown Rapid City.

Native Sun News: First Peoples Fund connects artists to economy (12/15)
Native American artists have traditionally been the keepers of indigenous history and the tellers of our original stories.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation seeing success with brand of olive oil (12/08)
The Seka Hills brand is now used in more than 200 restaurants and is sold at specialty shops and farmers markets.

Editorial: Yakama Nation and state must address gas tax issue (12/05)
Some gas stations on the reservation are selling to non-Indians without imposing a state tax.

Ex-employee accused of stealing $778,632 from Laguna Pueblo (12/05)
Tribal authorities say Marshall Cheromiah took the money from an ATM machine at a tribal business.

North Dakota tribe puts oil refinery on pause to review plans (11/28)
The tribe has spent more than 10 years on the $450 million project.

Leslie Wheelock: Touting nation-to-nation trading and tourism (11/26)
The National Congress of American Indians and the American Indian/Alaska Native Tourism Association are promoting Native-made products.

Divided court won't extend Seneca Nation immunity to business (11/25)
By a 4-3 vote, the New York Court of Appeals opens the tribe's golf course to a lawsuit.

Oklahoma claims Citizen Potawatomi Nation must collect taxes (11/25)
The tribe has not agreed to state taxation of its enterprises.

Otoe-Missouria Tribe defends online loan business amid scrutiny (11/24)
Chairman John Shotton said profits from the operation have been 'substantial.'

Mille Lacs Band grows economy with Oklahoma hotel purchase (11/24)
The Embassy Suites Oklahoma City features 236 rooms and 12,000 square-feet of event and meeting space.

North Dakota tribe in negotiations for pipeline to curb flaring (11/21)
An energy company needs permission to cross 1.8 miles of the reservation.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe sues South Dakota over sales tax (11/20)
The state refused to renew the tribe's liquor licenses because the tribe won't collect a tax on the sale of liquor to non-Indians.

Editorial: Put end to 'futile' taxation dispute with Chehalis Tribe (11/19)
Newspaper calls on Thurston County in Washington to end its long-running taxation battle with the Chehalis Tribe.

Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe puts people to work (11/14)
The long defunct Ashland Sawmill, owned the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, is coming back to life.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation debuts FireLake Fry Bread Taco (11/13)
The new restaurant offers fry bread and dishes based on traditional foods like corn, bean and bison.

Law Article: Court blocks tribal jurisdiction in lending case (11/12)
Attorney discusses 7th Circuit Court of Appeals decision involving a payday lender that was based on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.

USDA Blog: Hualapai Tribe celebrates opening of critical road (11/07)
USDA Rural Development provided a $13 million grant and loan to help the tribe complete the $35 million road.

First location of Famous Dave's restaurant destroyed in blaze (11/04)
Dave Anderson opened the eatery just across the border of the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation in 1994.

Tribes withdraw Internet lending lawsuit after losing decision (11/04)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians said fighting the state of New York consumed 'considerable resources.'

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