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Filed Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
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.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Interior Secretary Jewell meets with Alaska Native leadership (02/18)
The leader of the Interior Department visited to Native villages and met with the Alaska Federation of Natives on her two-day trip.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Lummi Nation leader announces meeting to discuss marijuana (02/18)
Henry Cagey, a council member and former chairman, wants to form the Tribal Cannabis Association.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Vast opportunities for tribes and marijuana industry (02/16)
The federal government’s newly liberal policies regarding cannabis on tribal lands could be a financial boon for a large number of tribes.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Red Lake Nation to hold community meetings on legal marijuana (02/09)
Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. is warning that the process will move slowly.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Seneca Nation doesn't foresee taking action on legal marijuana (01/29)
The tribe's top attorney is studying the issue but doesn't anticipate major changes in the near future.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
First-ever conference to focus on marijuana in Indian Country (01/27)
Robert Odawi Porter, an attorney and former president of the Seneca Nation, is a co-organizer of the February 27 event.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Fish and Wildlife Service develops new tribal consultation policy (01/15)
Officials will be holding two webinars next week and a consultation session next month to discuss the changes.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
President Obama makes Native youth a priority in administration (12/04)
The Generation Indigenous initiative includes a Cabinet listening tour and the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering.

Filed Under: National | Politics
White House Fact Sheet: Sixth annual Tribal Nations Conference (12/03)
Information from the White House about the sixth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
White House to host first-ever Tribal Youth Gathering next year (12/03)
President Obama is building on his visit with tribal youth on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation this past June.

Filed Under: National | Politics
President Obama welcomes 12 tribal leaders to White House (12/02)
The tribal leaders represent 12 regions in Indian Country.

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Vice President Joe Biden to address Tribal Nations Conference (12/02)
The vice president will focus on landmark provisions in the Violence Against Women Act that recognize tribal authority over non-Indian offenders.

Filed Under: Education | National
White House invites youth to DC for Tribal Nations Conference (11/26)
A few dozen youth from across Indian Country will be taking part in the meeting on December 3.

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Tentative schedule for White House Tribal Nations Conference (11/26)
President Barack Obama is expected to join tribal leaders on the afternoon of December 3.

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