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Filed Under: Environment | Law
Wisconsin Supreme Court rules for Oneida Nation in permit case (05/29)
The city of Green Bay pulled the permit for a waste recycling plant after the project generated controversy.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
School district in Wisconsin bans clothing with 'Indian' mascots (05/29)
Gabriel Saiz, a member of the Ponca Tribe, spoke out against racist mascots at a school board meeting last month.

Filed Under: Law | National
Voters of Red Cliff Band show support for some uses of marijuana (05/28)
Tribal members want to legalize marijuana for medical and agricultural purposes, according to a non-binding referendum.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Indian inmate wins religious rights suit in Wisconsin (05/27)
Prisoner Schlemm is a member of the Navajo Tribe and has been imprisoned in Wisconsin since 1999.

Filed Under: Education
Menominee Nation school sees dramatic rise in graduation rate (05/27)
In 2008, fewer than 60 percent of students finished high school but now 95 percent are earning their diplomas.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mary Pember: Memories of racism come back in a police stop (05/19)
The public debate over police violence against unarmed black men has reminded me of the same police treatment of Native men and the palpable lack of public concern.

Filed Under: Law
Red Cliff Band seeks to add K-9 unit to battle drug trafficking (05/15)
The tribe has seen a rise in heroin and methamphetamine abuse on the reservation.

Filed Under: Business
Two Potawatomi tribes join forces for new business venture (05/12)
The Pokagon Band from Michigan and the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe from Wisconsin started a design and construction firm.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Red Cliff Band asks voters about legal marijuana and hemp (05/08)
The non-binding referendum asks about marijuana for medical and recreational purposes and hemp for industrial use.

Filed Under: National | Politics
GOP presidential field keeps growing with more announcements (05/05)
Nearly every candidate in the wide open 2016 race lacks significant experience in Indian issues.

Filed Under: Politics
Oneida Nation makes first changes to constitution since 1969 (05/04)
Voters approved five amendments, including one that establishes an independent judiciary.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Youth from three tribes to explore ancestral Delaware homeland (04/29)
The Delaware Nation, the Delaware Tribe and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community are sending 15 youth to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

Filed Under: Law | National
Workshop on tribal marijuana to be held in Wisconsin on June 4 (04/28)
Robert Odawi Porter, an attorney and former president of the Seneca Nation, is organizing the new meeting.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oneida Nation faces questions over land-into-trust acquisitions (04/27)
The tribe lost its entire 65,400-acre reservation to allotment and has been slowly reacquiring the land.

Filed Under: Law | National
Appeals court sides with Indian inmate in religious rights case (04/22)
David Schlemm, a member of the Navajo Nation, has won the right to wear a headband and eat venison during times of ceremony while his case proceeds.

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: Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Ojibwe people return to our sacred homeland (04/21)
Long ago, during the time of prophecy, the Anishinaabeg were told to follow the Migis shell which appeared in the sky.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
St. Croix Band debate over marijuana leads to restraining order (04/20)
Aimee Awonohopay said a fellow council member yelled and put his hand on her at a tribal meeting.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Wisconsin treaty rights (04/20)
The state interferes with the treaty rights of Ojibwe tribes by barring members from hunting deer at night on ceded lands.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Sunnie Clahchischiligi: Get on board with Ho-Chunk Nation player (04/17)
Less than one percent of college basketball players represent Native American people in a sport that we pride ourselves in.

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