Yakama Nation business loses treaty claim in taxation case (August 14, 2018)

A tobacco manufacturer on the Yakama Nation is on the hook for almost $58 million in federal taxes after losing a treaty rights case.

Farmers in Indian Country share their traditions worldwide (August 14, 2018)

Native American communities are trying to grow their agriculture presence even larger to preserve their culture and traditions.

Tulalip Tribes are latest to join retail marijuana industry (August 10, 2018)

'This isn't your average neighborhood cannabis store,' the Tulalip Tribes said of their new venture in Washington state.

Native American Bank prepares for big move (August 3, 2018)

A bank established by the late Elouise Cobell is preparing for the next step in its evolution.

American chain threatens Native Hawaiian eatery for using 'Aloha Poke' name (July 30, 2018)

An American restaurant chain is under fire after threatening a Native business for using the words 'aloha' and 'poke' together.

St. Croix Chippewa Tribe wins agreement over hemp and state jurisdiction (July 27, 2018)

The state of Wisconsin is promising not to interfere with the St. Croix Chippewa Tribe's hemp and CBD business.

'Egregious' and 'reckless': Court rebukes immigration raid of business (July 27, 2018)

A federal appeals court overturned immigration violations against an Arizona business, saying the investigation was sparked by an illegal raid.

Alaska Native corporations hold government contracts for border work (July 25, 2018)

Alaska Native corporations are big players in government contracting. Some of their work takes them to the U.S. border.

Witness list for hearing on tribal homelands and economic development bills (July 23, 2018)

The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is taking testimony on tribal homelands and economic development bills.

'Native fashion in Barbie': Doll takes on new looks and cultures (July 23, 2018)

As visitors stroll through the aisles of Barbie dolls arrayed at a national collectors’ convention in Phoenix, one doll among hundreds stands apart.

Shingle Springs Band acquires 35.9 acres for $1.2 million (July 20, 2018)

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians has acquired land near its reservation in northern California.

Elders of Warm Springs Tribes protest plan to close resort (July 20, 2018)

The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs are planning to close a resort on the reservation and elders aren't happy about it.

Muckleshoot Tribe debuts marijuana outlet with drive-through window (July 19, 2018)

The Muckleshoot Tribe has joined the marijuana industry with a unique retail outlet.

Federal authorities seized more than $1 million in property in Winnebago raid (July 19, 2018)

The economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe stands to lose more than $1 million in property thanks to the federal government.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe expands economic development initiatives (July 19, 2018)

Tribal economic independence is the long term goal of the Rosebud Economic Development Corporation.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes up three bills at hearing (July 17, 2018)

Two bills addressing water rights and a third to repeal an outdated ban on alcohol distilleries are on the agenda.

Navajo Nation offered up to $525 million in cash for gun company (July 17, 2018)

The Navajo Nation offered to pay up to $525 million in cash for the Remington gun company but the offer was rejected.

Chevron told to pay $9.5 billion judgment to indigenous communities (July 12, 2018)

Indigenous leaders in Ecuador are celebrating but they might never see the $9.5 billion judgment for pollution in their communities.

Former Miss Indian New Mexico was told she'd be 'deported' by security guard (July 6, 2018)

Shopping while indigenous appears to be a new crime in sunny southern California.

Appeals court rules against Winnebago tribal corporation in tobacco case (July 5, 2018)

Businesses owned by the Winnebago Tribe must turn over tobacco records to federal authorities, according to a new court ruling.

Bureau of Indian Affairs finally lands a leader in the Trump era (June 29, 2018)

More than 18 months into the Trump administration, the Bureau of Indian Affairs finally has a new leader and it's a historic choice.

Tribal leaders step up to hold corporations accountable for climate change (June 25, 2018)

Tribal leaders are stepping up to pass a ballot initiative that aims to hold corporations accountable for climate change.

Supreme Court delivers bad news to tribes as term draws to a close (June 25, 2018)

The nation's highest court won't be letting Indian Country rest over the summer.

States win big victory with Supreme Court ruling on online taxation (June 21, 2018)

The nation's highest court has opened the door for states to impose taxes on internet sales, a major development that further encroaches on tribal efforts to expand their economies.

Supreme Court poised to take action on some major Indian law petitions (June 18, 2018)

The Supreme Court is almost finished with its current term, one in which Indian Country fared surprisingly well. But the drama isn't over yet.

Bill to repeal old ban on distilleries in Indian Country gains steam (June 18, 2018)

Bipartisan efforts to repeal an outdated ban on distilleries in Indian Country continue to gain momentum on Capitol Hill.

Colville Tribes enter second year of hemp production with bigger grow (June 18, 2018)

The Colville Tribes are expanding their hemp operation in Washington state.

High Country News: Decision puts power plant on reservation closer to closure (June 12, 2018)

The Trump administration's 'energy dominance' agenda is being put to the test in Indian Country.

Trump will 'probably end up supporting' marijuana bill that helps tribes (June 12, 2018)

President Donald Trump is expressing support for a bipartisan bill that recognizes tribal and state sovereignty over marijuana.

Cronkite News: Navajo Nation cites 'catastrophic' job losses from power plant (June 11, 2018)

The Navajo Nation sees hope in a Trump administration proposal that could benefit a coal-fired power plant on the reservation.

Another slap in the face in Nevada? Yerington Paiute Tribe slams lack of consultation (June 8, 2018)

The Yerington Paiute Tribe continues to be left out of decisions affecting a polluted mining site in Nevada.

Bill recognizes tribal sovereignty over marijuana amid uncertainty in Washington (June 7, 2018)

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to clear up a cloud hanging over marijuana in Indian Country and in states across the nation.

Cronkite News: Tribes rally to keep coal power plant up and running (June 7, 2018)

About 300 Native American coal miners, power plant workers and families rallied to keep a critical power plant in operation.

Why can't tribes operate their own distilleries? Blame Andrew Jackson (June 5, 2018)

A bill to repeal an old ban on distilleries in Indian Country is gaining steam on Capitol Hill and it turns out tribes can blame a familiar figure for the paternalistic law.

Cronkite News: Supreme Court sides with cake shop that won't serve all patrons (June 4, 2018)

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple, saying that doing so would violate his religious beliefs.