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Meskwaki Tribe diversifies economy with barbecue sauces and more Meskwaki Tribe diversifies economy with barbecue sauces and more (04/21)
Over the years, the tribe has expanded into real estate, information technology, tobacco, coffee, construction and food.
Whiteclay liquor stores ordered to shut down after losing licenses Whiteclay liquor stores ordered to shut down after losing licenses (04/20)
A day many Native people thought would never come finally arrived in Nebraska.
Mohegan Tribe wins approval to develop site of former hospital Mohegan Tribe wins approval to develop site of former hospital (04/19)
The tribe plans to invest up to $600 million on a large entertainment, retail and housing complex in Norwich, Connecticut.
Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service (04/19)
Tribal opponents still have time to stop oil from flowing through the controversial project.
Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux citizen opens bookstore Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux citizen opens bookstore (04/19)
Bird Cage Book Store features Native book titles of the Northern Plains, including children’s books, women’s literature, print on demand books and Native classics like Custer Died for Your Sins.
Southern Ute Tribe sees role as 'conscientious' energy developer Southern Ute Tribe sees role as 'conscientious' energy developer (04/13)
A front-page story in The New York Times lumped the Southern Utes in with other tribes that engage in coal extraction.
Six more tribes are pursuing marijuana agreements in Washington Six more tribes are pursuing marijuana agreements in Washington (04/07)
Four tribes have already entered into marijuana compacts with the state and more are on the way.
Nebraska commission holds long hearing on Whiteclay liquor stores Nebraska commission holds long hearing on Whiteclay liquor stores (04/07)
Tribal officials, activists and allies said the stores should lose their licenses because they create numerous problems.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes focus on banks and courts as Dakota Access fight continues Native Sun News Today: Tribes focus on banks and courts as Dakota Access fight continues (04/05)
As petroleum industry investors announced theintroduction of crude oil into the Dakota Access Pipeline, resistance continued to break out like a rash all across Indian Country.
Interior Department pulls back rule designed to maximize Indian coal revenues Interior Department pulls back rule designed to maximize Indian coal revenues (04/04)
The Trump administration is living up to its promise to put an end to the so-called 'war on coal.'
Judge holds UPS liable for transporting Indian tobacco products Judge holds UPS liable for transporting Indian tobacco products (03/29)
The world's largest package delivery company is on the hook for millions of dollars after being found liable for shipping Indian tobacco products in New York.
Mohegan Tribe enters partnership with celebrity barbecue chef Mohegan Tribe enters partnership with celebrity barbecue chef (03/29)
The Connecticut-based tribe continues efforts to diversify its economy.
Judge orders removal of gas pipeline on Indian land in Oklahoma Judge orders removal of gas pipeline on Indian land in Oklahoma (03/28)
The 38 individual Indian owners went to court after an energy company continued to operate the pipeline without their consent.
Whiteclay liquor licenses under review amid outcry in Nebraska Whiteclay liquor licenses under review amid outcry in Nebraska (03/28)
Officials in Nebraska finally appear to be taking a stronger stance on liquor issues in the border town.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation hails decision on aging power plant Cronkite News: Navajo Nation hails decision on aging power plant (03/27)
A federal appeals court rejected two cases related to the Navajo Generating Station, one that aimed to tighten environmental restrictions and another questioned the process that calls for the plant’s closure.
Sarah Van Gelder: Huge bank divests from Dakota Access Pipeline Sarah Van Gelder: Huge bank divests from Dakota Access Pipeline (03/27)
Last month, bank officials met face to face with leaders of the Standing Rock Sioux, and this week they announced the bank had sold the loan at the request of tribal leaders.
Hopland Band submits claim for county raid of marijuana operation Hopland Band submits claim for county raid of marijuana operation (03/22)
The tribe is seeking more than $25,000 after county authorities destroyed 847 marijuana plants.
Cronkite News: Copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona complains about delays Cronkite News: Copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona complains about delays (03/22)
The Resolution Copper Mine in Arizona would be operating by now in most countries, but is still years away from getting all the permits it needs in the U.S., a company official testified.
Native Sun News Today: Whiteclay liquor sales up for review again Native Sun News Today: Whiteclay liquor sales up for review again (03/21)
Nebraska’s state liquor commission will decide the fate of the tiny but notorious town of Whiteclay, whose livelihood depends on selling beer to vulnerable Lakota.
Oneida Nation prevails as Supreme Court declines immunity case Oneida Nation prevails as Supreme Court declines immunity case (03/20)
The nation's highest court won't be adding another tribal sovereignty case to their workload.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts infrastructure roundtable Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts infrastructure roundtable (03/14)
Four panels of tribal leaders and tribal officials will present information on infrastructure needs in their communities.
Native Sun News Today: Supply store for Lakota artists opens on Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation Native Sun News Today: Supply store for Lakota artists opens on Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation (03/14)
Lakota artists, an integral part of the economic mix on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, can now purchase their supplies closer to home.
Clarence O'Berry: Buying America back -- one business at a time Clarence O'Berry: Buying America back -- one business at a time (03/14)
Mandaree Enterprises: It is about tribal businesses working strategically and collaboratively to position the Native American community.
Water agency dealt setback in challenge to Bureau of Indian Affairs rule Water agency dealt setback in challenge to Bureau of Indian Affairs rule (03/07)
It's been a bad day in court for a local government entity in southern California.
Senate confirms Dakota Access ally to lead Energy Department Senate confirms Dakota Access ally to lead Energy Department (03/02)
Former Texas governor Rick Perry was paid by the two firms building the controversial pipeline and owns stock in them.
North Dakota gains financially with completion of Dakota Access North Dakota gains financially with completion of Dakota Access (03/02)
The $110 million in taxes are more than enough to account for the $22 million that Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-North Dakota) said was spent on law enforcement in the past few months.
Acoma Pueblo in agreement to host $160M medical greenhouse Acoma Pueblo in agreement to host $160M medical greenhouse (02/28)
Marijuana could be growing on the New Mexico tribe's reservation later this year.
Trump administration rolls over for energy firms on Indian land Trump administration rolls over for energy firms on Indian land (02/27)
The so-called 'war on coal' is coming to an end thanks to the new Republican occupant of the White House.
Cronkite News: Power plant closure impacts Hopi and Navajo workers Cronkite News: Power plant closure impacts Hopi and Navajo workers (02/23)
In short, there are no easy answers, and the clock is ticking for the workers, most of whom are Navajo and Hopi.
Cronkite News: Navajo leader pleads to President Trump to help coal power plant Cronkite News: Navajo leader pleads to President Trump to help coal power plant (02/20)
The owners of the Navajo Generating Station voted to keep the plant operating until its lease ends in December 2019, pending agreement with the Navajo Nation on reclamation of the site.
J. Gabriel Ware and James Trimarco: City of Seattle breaks with bank over Dakota Access Pipeline financing J. Gabriel Ware and James Trimarco: City of Seattle breaks with bank over Dakota Access Pipeline financing (02/08)
The movement to stop the controversial Dakota Access pipeline through financial activism took an important step forward.
Bureau of Indian Affairs opens consultation on big economic proposal Bureau of Indian Affairs opens consultation on big economic proposal (02/07)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs isn't letting the change in administration slow down plans to address a big taxation issue for tribes.
Charles Carlyle: Tribes develop economies for the seven generations Charles Carlyle: Tribes develop economies for the seven generations (02/07)
Advice from a business leader on the Ak-Chin Indian Community in Arizona.
Frances Madeson: More tribes are joining the #DefundDAPL movement Frances Madeson: More tribes are joining the #DefundDAPL movement (02/03)
The Navajo Nation is making moves to join a growing number of tribes that have already respectfully, but conclusively, shown Wells Fargo the door.
Coushatta Tribe reaches settlement in long-running contract dispute Coushatta Tribe reaches settlement in long-running contract dispute (02/02)
The tribe at one point had been ordered to pay $16.6 million to a consulting firm in Louisiana.

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