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Filed Under: Environment | National
White House Blog: Recognizing tribal Climate Action Champions (04/24)
Native American communities have a long history of determination and hard work to maintain their cultural and economic resilience. As it turns out, these same traits are needed for climate resilience.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Marijuana seen as new frontier in tribal economic development (04/23)
Tribes in California, Washington, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Oregon, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Arizona and Oklahoma have expressed interest in revising their laws and policies towards marijuana.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Trust
Kashia Band interested in timber not marijuana on new lands (04/22)
Tribal members gave up their per capita payments in order to acquire the 480-acre site for $1.35 million.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Santa Rosa Band enters deal to grow marijuana on reservation (04/21)
The tribe is working with Red Crow Cannabis, a Native-owned company that has another California project in development.

Filed Under: Environment
Shingle Springs Band scales back outdoor shooting range plans (04/20)
The tribe will only install about six or seven shooting lanes and restrict the gun range to members and their guests.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Agua Caliente Band can help ease tensions over land (04/15)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the community of Palm Springs have a history that has seen its share of ups and downs.

Filed Under: Environment
National Park Service releases eight grants for NAGPRA efforts (04/15)
The grants were awarded to tribes in Alaska, California, Michigan and Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Environment | National
City agrees to work with Wiyot Tribe on return of ancestral land (04/08)
'The center of our world is Indian Island,' council member Chery Seidner said. 'This is where we come, this is where we sing, this is where we pray.'

Filed Under: Education | Health | National | Sports
Baseball team renews contract with disabled Barona Band man (04/08)
The San Diego Padres are keeping a promise to Matt LaChappa so he can maintain his health insurance.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Trust
Non-Indian businesses still trying to prevent removal from land (04/08)
The Indian landowners in Palm Springs, California, have ordered the businesses to leave by May 31.

Filed Under: Law
Hoopa Valley Tribe sees police force drop to just three officers (04/08)
The largest reservation in California at one point had 12 officers but nearly all of them have left their jobs.

Filed Under: Environment
Wiyot Tribe seeks discussion with city for return of Indian Island (04/07)
The tribe lived on the island until it was nearly wiped out by a massacre on February 26, 1860.

Filed Under: Law | National
Hoopa Valley Tribe denies paying for bail of child abuse suspect (04/07)
Chairwoman Danielle Vigil-Masten and the tribe's chief financial officer responded to rumors about the case against the reigning Miss Hoopa Valley.

Filed Under: Law
Youth leader of Hoopa Valley Tribe charged with sexual abuse (04/06)
Kayla Muriel Brown, the reigning Miss Hoopa Valley, is accused of abusing a minor.

Filed Under: Law | National
California Indian Legal Services announces new VAWA project (04/06)
The project will provide advocacy and legal services to domestic violence survivors in San Diego County.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Parties await ruling in latest appeal over sacred Medicine Lake (04/03)
The Pit River Tribe has been fighting geothermal energy development for more than a decade.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Hoopa Valley Tribe sees setback as fire destroys housing agency (04/01)
Chairwoman Danielle Vigil-Masten said the loss of the Hoopa Housing Authority building would cause a disruption in services.

Filed Under: Environment
Shingle Springs Band to conduct sound tests for shooting range (04/01)
The tests will take several months so the tribe won't be rushing the project amid local concerns.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Non-Indian businesses asked to vacate properties in California (04/01)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs isn't directly involved and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians doesn't own the properties in question.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Water agencies seek early appeal for Agua Caliente Band case (03/31)
The tribe has yet to receive a quantification of its water rights but the agencies are trying to prevent the case from reaching that stage.

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