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Filed Under: Opinion
Karin Eagle: UNITY media summit draws people to reservation (04/16)
Following the official announcement of the UNITY media summit set for May 2 in Allen, South Dakota, there has been a huge response from both near and far

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribes meet to discuss VAWA implementation (04/10)
Representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s Offices of both North and South Dakota and Nebraska met with tribal officials to discuss how to implement the federal guidelines which will enable them to utilize the new provisions of the Violence Against Woman Act.

Filed Under: Education | National
First Lady Obama speaks to Native youth at White House session (04/08)
The first lady said Native youth are working hard to succeed despite facing numerous obstacles that she traced to genocide, forced removal and the boarding school system.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Standing Rock Sioux Reservation sees $195M in buyback offers (04/06)
The tribe is hosting four meetings next week to help landowners decide whether they want to sell their fractional interests.

Filed Under: National
First Lady Obama to deliver remarks at Native youth meeting (04/03)
The Creating Opportunity for Native Youth event is being held at the White House on April 8.

Filed Under: Law | National
US Attorneys host tribes for Violence Against Women Act session (04/02)
Tribes can arrest, prosecute and try non-Indians for certain domestic violence offenses as long as their justice systems protect the constitutional rights of defendants.

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.

Filed Under: Law | National
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?

Filed Under: Business | Health | Law | National
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.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
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.

Filed Under: Business | Health | Law | National
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.

Filed Under: Business | Health | Law | National
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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