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Filed Under: Law | National
Non-Indian adoption group disputes BIA's new ICWA guidelines (03/31)
The American Academy of Adoption Attorneys submitted written comments yet claims it wasn't consulted by the Obama administration.

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Law firm hosts tribes for session on marijuana in Indian Country (03/26)
Ten tribes reportedly attended the meeting to learn more about the emerging marijuana industry.

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LTBB News: Michigan tribes come together for historic meeting (03/25)
On March 6, eight of the 12 federally recognized tribes in Michigan attended what has become a historic event.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks owners for buy-back program (03/19)
The tribe is home to the second-most highly fractionated reservation in the nation.

Filed Under: Law | National
BIA schedules consultations and meetings for ICWA regulation (03/18)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn said the rule will ensure greater compliance by state courts and child welfare agencies.

Filed Under: Business | Health | Law | National
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.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: High stakes in debate for marijuana in Indian Country (03/11)
Are we prepared to give away the millions in revenue that will be associated with a Niagara County marijuana growing enterprise in such a similarly cavalier fashion?

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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.

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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.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Lummi Nation signs cooperative agreement for Cobell buy-back (03/09)
The tribe will work with the Interior Department to identify fractionated interests on the reservation.

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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.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI schedules listening session on buy-back program in Arizona (03/03)
The meeting takes place March 19 on the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Just Joking: Humor from National Congress of American Indians (03/02)
Deflategate, hot flashes and Grandpa Senator drew laughs at NCAI's winter session in Washington, D.C., last week.

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

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Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC meeting (02/27)
The status of leadership at the Indian Health Service, updates from members of Congress and a tribal court jurisdiction case were some highlights from this week's session.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from day 2 of National Congress of American Indians winter session (02/26)
Contract support costs, the Violence Against Women Act and Supreme Court litigation were some of highlights from the second day of the meeting in Washington, D.C.

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

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tribes get ready to discuss marijuana in Indian Country (02/25)
Tribal governments are now trying to figure out whether they want to get into the ganja game.

Filed Under: National | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set for winter conference (02/23)
Tribal leaders will hear from top Obama administration officials and key members of Congress.

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

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