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Blog: Internet lenders can longer hide behind tribal immunity (04/11)
The Federal Trade Commission says Internet lenders in Indian Country must comply with federal consumer protection laws.

Seminole Tribe expands economy with stake in citrus company (04/11)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida acquired a 60 percent stake in a citrus company.

Mescalero Apache Tribe seeks Congressional bill for land swap (04/11)
The Mescalero Apache Tribe of New Mexico is pursuing a land swap through an act of Congress.

Indian-owned online lender enters settlement with Connecticut (04/10)
An Internet lender that was owned by a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has reached a settlement with the state of Connecticut.

Winnebago Tribe secures $80M contract with State Department (04/10)
A business owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska has landed an $80 million contract with the State Department.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation objects to mediation for sales taxes (04/09)
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation questioned why the city of Shawnee, Oklahoma, is pursuing mediation over sales taxes.

Moapa Band celebrates completion of $2.4M solar power project (04/08)
The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians in Nevada has completed a $4.2 million solar energy project.

Seminole Tribe sued over failed business deal with music group (04/08)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is being sued by the former manager for the music group Candlebox.

Suquamish Tribe asserts right to determine policy on marijuana (04/07)
The Suquamish Tribe of Washington is asserting authority over the growth, sale and distribution of marijuana on the reservation.

New York sues FedEx for delivering cigarettes from Indian firms (04/01)
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed suit against FedEx, accusing the shipping giant of violating state and federal law by delivering cigarettes from smoke shops in Indian Country.

Sycuan Band extends partnership with baseball team until 2018 (04/01)
The Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation extended its relationship with the San Diego Padres.

Lisa Charleyboy: Group helps young Natives succeed in business (04/01)
Lisa Charleyboy reports on efforts by the Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada to help young Natives succeed in urban settings.

Eatery on Navajo Nation boasts diverse menu and Chinese owner (03/31)
A restaurant on the Navajo Nation has been showing steady growth thanks to its Chinese owner and Navajo manager.

Oklahoma might side with city in dispute over tribes and taxes (03/27)
The state of Oklahoma might step into a sales tax dispute between the city of Shawnee and four tribes, Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree said.

Oneida Nation wins decision on permit for waste recycling plant (03/25)
A Wisconsin court of appeal ruled that the city of Green Bay improperly revoked a permit for an Oneida Nation project.

Oklahoma tribes meet with city to discuss dispute over sales tax (03/25)
Leaders of four tribes met with the city of Shawnee, Oklahoma, on Monday to discuss a dispute over sales taxes.

Simon Moya-Smith: Company put models in faux Native clothing (03/24)
Simon Moya-Smith reports on another example of cultural appropriation, this time involving women in faux Native clothing standing around a tipi.

Blog: Tribes act as fronts for major Internet lending businesses (03/21)
WhoWhatWhy says big money interests in Wall Street and Silicon Valley are using tribes as fronts for controversial Internet lending businesses.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation accuses city of bullying on sales tax (03/20)
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation is firing back at Mayor Wes Mainord of Shawnee, Oklahoma, who is blaming tribes for a $4 million loss in sales tax revenue.

Judge sides with FTC in lawsuit against tribal Internet lenders (03/20)
A federal judge said the Federal Trade Commission can take enforcement actions against Internet lenders linked to tribes.

Internet lenders in Indian Country under scrutiny in 21 states (03/19)
At least 21 states are targeting online lenders in Indian Country.

City won't provide sales tax information to Oklahoma tribes (03/17)
The mayor of Shawnee, Oklahoma, is holding back sales tax information from four tribes despite claims that their businesses are hurting revenues.

Muscogee Nation working to revitalize property on riverfront (03/17)
The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma is working to revitalize the Riverwalk Crossing.

Opinion: Federal government keeps Native people in poverty (03/14)
Shawn Regan of the Property and Environment Research Center explains how federal policies keep Native Americans in poverty.

Native Sun News: Rosebud court asserts authority over utility (03/14)
Judge Sherman Marshall, Chief Judge of the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Court, ruled last week that the tribe can exercise jurisdiction of Cherry Todd Electric.

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