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Top Indian Affairs official trumped out on key tribal issues in Washington
Top Indian Affairs official trumped out on key tribal issues in Washington (October 22, 2019)

The diminished power of the Trump administration's face of Indian Affairs was on strong display as tribal leaders opened one of their biggest meetings of the year.


Cronkite News: Tribal leaders call 'empowerment' bill a step in the right direction
Cronkite News: Tribal leaders call 'empowerment' bill a step in the right direction (October 26, 2017)

Tribal leaders backed a House bill that would give them the ability to control more of their land, instead of having to get federal approval for virtually any use.


Tribes press Congress for greater authority -- including taxation -- over their lands
Tribes press Congress for greater authority -- including taxation -- over their lands (October 25, 2017)

Tribal leaders and their advocates are embracing a once-controversial Indian land bill, seeing it as a means for exercising greater control of their economic futures.


Lummi Nation leader moves ahead with tribal cannabis group
Lummi Nation leader moves ahead with tribal cannabis group (March 3, 2015)

The first official meeting of the Tribal Leaders Cannabis Association will take place March 12 in Las Vegas.


Lummi Nation leader announces meeting to discuss marijuana
Lummi Nation leader announces meeting to discuss marijuana (February 18, 2015)

Henry Cagey, a council member and former chairman, wants to form the Tribal Cannabis Association.


Henry Cagey/Robert Odawi Porter: Tax reform in Indian Country
Henry Cagey/Robert Odawi Porter: Tax reform in Indian Country (June 4, 2014)

Tax reform is important to Indian Country because it presents an opportunity to fix some of the structural problems that cripple tribal economies.