Bacone College in Oklahoma continues to gain support from Indian nations.
Online lending businesses owned by the Lac Vieux Desert Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are entitled to sovereign immunity, a federal appeals court ruled.
Tribes are paying close attention to a court case that they say will have a major impact on efforts to improve economic conditions in their communities.
Randall Whitehorn, 64, was killed on July 9 after being struck by a driver, who fled the scene in Red Rock, Oklahoma.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a 1,341-page proposal that imposes standards on all lenders, including those operated by tribes.
Tribal sovereignty is a limited right to self-government; it is not a right to intrude on another state's right to govern itself.
Merely attending a meeting on marijuana might get your tribe a call from the media.
While payday lending is technically illegal in Connecticut, Federally-recognized Native American tribes and their elected representatives are immune from Connecticut process and suit.
The Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes are siding with the state against a fellow tribe from Oklahoma.
The real lenders, the ones who are raking in the incredible profits, are unscrupulous lenders with no claim to sovereignty.
A group called Institute for Liberty launched Native Kids First after the state of Connecticut went after the tribe's lending operation.
American Indians have a long history of having to adjust to forced changes to their way of life.
Chairman John Shotton is accusing officials in Connecticut of violating his civil rights.
Lorena Kihega DeRoin was born in 1915 and worked for the tribe until she was 98.
One of the most significant places of beauty and history in our state is located along the Big Sioux River in the northwest corner of Iowa.
Chairman John Shotton was fined $700,000 and two tribal entities were fined $800,000.
Chairman John Shotton said profits from the operation have been 'substantial.'
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.'
Attorneys discuss decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affecting tribal online loan businesses.
The law firm that represents the tribes in the case also called it a victory.
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians claim the state lacks authority over their businesses.
On a recent research trip to the online lending companies run by the Otoe-Missouria tribe, it became clear that a large part of the story of this legal battle against tribal lending has been ignored by the mainstream news media.
Two tribes are appealing a federal judge's order that subjects their online lending businesses to state laws in New York.
Western Sky Financial, an Internet lending business owned by a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, is facing yet another lawsuit in another state.
A federal judge has refused to stop the state of New York from taking actions that affect online lenders operated by two tribes.
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma says its two online lending firms are generating jobs and revenues.
A group is working to preserve an old building on the former Big Blue Reservation in Nebraska.
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma and the e Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan are in federal court today to defend their online lending businesses
Della Warrior, a member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe, has been named director of the New Mexico Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. Warrior, a former president of the Institute of...
The Cherokee Nation has joined a wind energy project with four other Oklahoma tribes. The Cherokees will be working with the Kaw Nation, the Pawnee Nation, the Ponca Nation and...
The Kaw Nation, the Pawnee Nation, the Ponca Nation and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe are working together on a wind farm at the site of the former Chilocco Indian School. The...
The Omaha Tribe, the Ponca Tribe and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe met in Nebraska on Saturday to renew their historic ties. The tribes once lived in the same area of Nebraska,...
A ceremony recognized the five tribes that make up the Council of Confederated Chilocco Tribes. Under an agreement with the council, Oklahoma State University's University Multispectral Laboratories has used the...
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma says its online lending business provides help people in need. The tribe launched American Web Loan in February 2011. “The financial services offered by the...
"Some 130 years have passed since the Otoe-Missouria Tribe was moved from the Big Blue Reservation in southeastern Nebraska to Indian Territory. Every year since their arrival, the people have...
"Last year as they labored on the earth lodge at the Great Platte River Road Archway, Indians from North Dakota and Oklahoma re-established a kinship between their clans and spiritually...
The Dancers of the Plains powwow takes place in Kearney, Nebraska, from June 17-18. The powwow will be held at the Great Platte River Road Archway. Over 250 representatives of...