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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.

Filed Under: Law
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe banishes two women after drug arrest (03/02)
The women were carrying large amounts of heroin and another drug.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Lac Vieux Desert Band relies on revenue from lending business (03/02)
According to The Washington Post, 42 percent of the tribe's budget comes from online loans.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Native snipers among world's deadliest (03/02)
The Native sharpshooter was able to disrupt field movements and cut the chain of command among the European trained armies with their bright uniformed and glittering metal rank adornments.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe files suit over contract support costs (02/13)
The tribe is accusing the Indian Health Service of underfunding a self-determination contract.

Filed Under: Law | National
Pokagon man appointed to Civil Rights Commission committee (02/04)
Matthew Wesaw will serve on the Michigan Advisory Committee for two years.

Filed Under: Law | National
Turtle Talk announces winner of big Indian law and policy contest (01/16)
The answer may surprise you!

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Grand Traverse leader George Bennett was inspiration (01/12)
George Bennett was remembered as a fighter who helped lead the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians through some of its most tumultuous — and successful — times.

Filed Under: Environment
Two tribes in Michigan to rebury ancestors removed decades ago (12/16)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe and the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians will accept remains uncovered in 1971 and 1981.

Filed Under: Environment | National
White House recognizes two tribes as Climate Action Champions (12/04)
The Blue Lake Rancheria in California and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe in Michigan were selected for their efforts to address climate change.

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