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Pinoleville Pomo Nation marijuana farm appears to be on hold (03/20)
The tribe's developers optimistically predicted the operation would be up and running by February.

Southern Ute Tribe among biggest bidders in DOI lease auction (03/19)
The tribe's energy development arm won $59 million in leases in the Gulf of Mexico.

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe cites interest from marijuana industry (03/19)
The drug is legal for medical and recreational purposes in Colorado so developers are interested.

Column: Agua Caliente Band serves as a model for First Nations (03/16)
Though admittedly different than the land and treaty rights involved in the Kapyong case, the Agua Caliente model is an impressive example of how negotiation and compromise can effectively function.

Three tribes in Maine are latest to express interest in marijuana (03/16)
The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point, the Aroostook Band of Micmacs and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians are actively discussing the matter.

Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe starts business arm (03/16)
Recently, the Tribal Council decided to turn management of three tribal businesses over to a separate entity, the Northern Cheyenne Development Corporation.

State laws remain an issue as tribes consider growing marijuana (03/13)
Public Law 280 could pose a problem for tribes in certain states, an attorney said.

Bill seeks to make Indian Coal Production Tax Credit permanent (03/13)
The Crow Tribe supports the tax credit, which expired in December 2014 without action from Congress.

Lynn Armitage: KBIC entrepreneur helps other Indian businesses (03/12)
If Thomas Carlson has his way, all Indian businesses would be listed on a new website he launched this past January called BuyIndianAct.org.

Navajo Nation case against Urban Outfitters goes to higher court (03/12)
The company sold products with the 'Navajo' name without the tribe's permission. The goods weren't Indian-produced either.

Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe disputes fine in lending dispute (03/12)
Chairman John Shotton is accusing officials in Connecticut of violating his civil rights.

Tribal Hemp and Cannabis Summit set for April 23 in New Mexico (03/12)
Interest in marijuana continues to grow in Indian Country, judging by the number of meetings and organizations popping up.

Torres Martinez Tribe won't sell marijuana directly to consumers (03/12)
The tribe plans to provide the product to medical shops across the state.

Lytton Band plans big developments after reaching agreement (03/11)
A housing development, winery and a resort are in the works in Sonoma County.

Warm Springs Tribes enact policy for Indian preference in hiring (03/10)
The policy will be overseen by the new Tribal Employment Rights Office.

Interview: Allyson Doctor on National Indian Cannabis Coalition (03/10)
A member of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe discusses a newly-formed organization to promote the marijuana industry in Indian Country.

Jacqueline Keeler: Tribes showing interest in growing marijuana (03/10)
At the very first Tribal Marijuana Conference, the former chairman of the Moapa Paiute tribe, William Anderson, tall and dignified and walking with a cane, explained to me what brought him.

Supreme Court won't hear Yakama Nation treaty tobacco case (03/10)
The tribe argued that its treaty was interpreted without considering all of the evidence of the facts.

Workshop on tribal marijuana to be held in California next month (03/09)
The organizers of the Tribal Marijuana Conference will be in San Diego on April 2.

James Williams: Lac Vieux Desert Band regulates online lending (03/06)
We’re proud that 92 percent of our customers express satisfaction and would use our services again.

Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Tribe launches marijuana project (03/05)
The tribe is working with Red Crow, a Native-owned company, to develop a medical cannabis production and processing facility on the reservation.

Cash lenders accused of targeting tribal members in New Mexico (03/05)
According to a report presented to state lawmakers, storefront lenders are prevalent in reservation border towns.

Lummi Nation leader moves ahead with tribal cannabis group (03/03)
The first official meeting of the Tribal Leaders Cannabis Association will take place March 12 in Las Vegas.

Marijuana presented as another opportunity for Indian Country (03/02)
The first-ever Tribal Marijuana Conference drew a large crowd in Washington.

Aaron Schutt: Alaska Native role in FCC's auction benefits public (03/02)
As the President of Doyon, Limited, I am proud of the role that we played in the recent auction, not just because the revenue will ultimately benefit our more than 19,000 shareholders in Alaska and elsewhere.

Indian tobacco company rebuffed in another dispute with state (03/02)
Native Wholesale Supply Company has lost battles with Oklahoma, California and Idaho.

Lac Vieux Desert Band relies on revenue from lending business (03/02)
According to The Washington Post, 42 percent of the tribe's budget comes from online loans.

Former Sisseton Wahpeton chairman joins marijuana company (02/26)
Robert Shepherd is the Tribal Relations Officer for Monarch America, a 'cannabis management' firm.

Blog: Firm saves billions by exploiting Native 'loophole' at FCC (02/26)
Charles W. Ergen, the billionaire who controls the satellite TV provider Dish Network, and his company are about to make a cool $3.25 billion — courtesy of the American taxpayer.

Mescalero Apache Nation holds grand opening for first zip line (02/20)
The Apache Wind Rider Ziptour starts at an elevation of 11,500 feet, making it the highest zip tour in the world.

Closed session at NCAI winter meeting to focus on marijuana (02/19)
Tribal leaders will discuss a new Department of Justice policy next week.

Mohegan Tribe enters another deal for restaurant franchises (02/19)
The tribe will be opening 10 locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Muscogee Nation begins construction for $22M golf complex (02/18)
The FlyingTee Entertainment and Golf Complex is due to open in early 2016.

Lummi Nation leader announces meeting to discuss marijuana (02/18)
Henry Cagey, a council member and former chairman, wants to form the Tribal Cannabis Association.

Interview with Sioux Chef Sean Sherman about Native foods (02/16)
The Minneapolis Star Tribune interviews Sean Sherman, better known as The Sioux Chef.

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