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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: Canada | Law | National
Tribes turn to banishment as means to address problem issues (04/21)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe, the Lac du Flambeau Band and the Blood Tribe have all used banishment as an option for dealing with certain people.

Filed Under: Law | National
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe won't comment on disenrollment case (04/21)
Some 167 people have field an appeal but other don't have a say in the matter because they are already dead.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: End discrimination against Native Americans in Michigan (04/17)
A study of Isabella County residents has revealed that racism and discrimination against Native Americans needs to be addressed.

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: Law | National | Politics
Indian attorneys take a stand and denounce tribal disenrollment (04/13)
With the federal courts and the Bureau of Indian Affairs unlikely to intervene, the National Native American Bar Association is calling on lawyers to address the situation.

Filed Under: Business
Pokagon Band continues to diversify economy with acquisition (04/08)
The tribe's economic development corporation has acquired a mechanical trade contractor with operations in Indiana and Michigan.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Derek Bailey: Grand Traverse Band aims to protect sacred water (04/08)
The GTB currently is involved as a lead entity in a very complex river restoration project here locally in Traverse City, as the dams along the Boardman River are removed and restored to a natural state.

Filed Under: Law | Recognition
Judge tells Mackinac Tribe to submit federal recognition petition (04/01)
The Michigan-based tribe wants to follow the Indian Reorganization Act and form a government.

Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutiny (03/26)
American Indians have a long history of having to adjust to forced changes to their way of life.

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: Environment | Law
City in Michigan keeps collection of Indian items in basement (03/23)
The Con Foster Museum Collection reportedly includes 7,000 artifacts and may at one point have included ancestral remains.

Filed Under: Law
Judge approves disenrollment within Saginaw Chippewa Tribe (03/23)
Some 234 people -- 169 living and 65 deceased -- are being removed from the rolls.

Filed Under: Law | National
LTBB News: Little Traverse Bay Bands to exercise VAWA power (03/19)
The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians is the first in Michigan to adopt the Violence Against Women Act of 2013.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community weighs marijuana referendum (03/16)
President Warren 'Chris' Swartz said he has already seen resistance from the state attorney general.

Filed Under: Law
Former judge for Menominee Nation pleads guilty for child porn (03/13)
Joseph H. Martin, a tribal member, is an attorney who has been active in Indian law circles.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Opinion
James Williams: Lac Vieux Desert Band regulates online lending (03/06)
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Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native News News: Ojibwe flautist shares message with music (03/04)
Musician and champion of causes, Anishinabe flautist Darren Thompson performed at the Dahl Arts Center and began recording his second album.

Filed Under: Law | National
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe seeks information about heroin death (03/03)
John Sanders died just two days after a big drug bust in the community.

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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