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Nisqually Tribe construction business involved in fatal accident (04/14)
A young couple and their infant son were killed when a concrete wall fell from a highway overpass.

Mohegan Tribe announces another entry into restaurant industry (04/14)
The tribe will open a new location of a gourmet food company on the reservation and will consider other locations.

Connecticut tribes support state's efforts against online lenders (04/14)
The Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes are siding with the state against a fellow tribe from Oklahoma.

Editorial: Tribal online lending operations deserve state scrutiny (04/13)
The real lenders, the ones who are raking in the incredible profits, are unscrupulous lenders with no claim to sovereignty.

Havasupai Tribe still trying to regain control of domain names (04/10)
An outside consultant has refused to transfer the names despite their importance to the tribe's tourism economy.

Warm Springs Tribes consider marijuana as economic opportunity (04/09)
Marijuana is legal in Oregon for recreational use and the tribe might be able to enter the budding industry.

Native Sun News: Tribe in North Dakota puts a hold on oil refinery (04/09)
'Wishing you a Happy Easter!' the Mandan Hidatsa & Arikara Nation said in a March 31 announcement of a $1,000 gift to each enrolled tribal member.

Non-Indian businesses still trying to prevent removal from land (04/08)
The Indian landowners in Palm Springs, California, have ordered the businesses to leave by May 31.

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.

Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux woman debuts business (04/08)
Michelle Antone, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, is the proud owner of the newly opened Edible Arrangements franchise at Rushmore Crossing Mall in Rapid City.

Otoe-Missouria Tribe wages campaign to protect online lending (04/07)
A group called Institute for Liberty launched Native Kids First after the state of Connecticut went after the tribe's lending operation.

Federal bank to start center for Indian economic development (04/06)
The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis expects to open the Center for Indian Country Development by the middle of the year.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets field hearing in Montana (04/02)
The hearing on the Crow Reservation will focus on coal development in Indian Country.

Dave Anderson to debut new barbecue restaurant in Wisconsin (04/02)
He's still famous -- though not officially so -- and he's opening a new restaurant near the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation.

Crow Tribe reaches hydropower deal with Bureau of Reclamation (04/02)
The tribe holds the exclusive right to develop and market power generated at the Yellowtail Afterbay Dam.

Non-Indian businesses asked to vacate properties in California (04/01)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs isn't directly involved and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians doesn't own the properties in question.

Alex White Plume aims to grow hemp on Pine Ridge Reservation (03/30)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe allows hemp to be cultivated but federal agents in the past contended the plant was a drug.

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.

Lummi Nation told Crow Tribe about impacts of coal terminal (03/23)
The Lummis oppose the export terminal but the Crows believe it could help their economy.

Pinoleville Pomo Nation marijuana farm appears to be on hold (03/20)
The tribe's developers optimistically predicted the operation would be up and running by February.

Southern Ute Tribe among biggest bidders in DOI lease auction (03/19)
The tribe's energy development arm won $59 million in leases in the Gulf of Mexico.

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe cites interest from marijuana industry (03/19)
The drug is legal for medical and recreational purposes in Colorado so developers are interested.

Column: Agua Caliente Band serves as a model for First Nations (03/16)
Though admittedly different than the land and treaty rights involved in the Kapyong case, the Agua Caliente model is an impressive example of how negotiation and compromise can effectively function.

Three tribes in Maine are latest to express interest in marijuana (03/16)
The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point, the Aroostook Band of Micmacs and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians are actively discussing the matter.

Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe starts business arm (03/16)
Recently, the Tribal Council decided to turn management of three tribal businesses over to a separate entity, the Northern Cheyenne Development Corporation.

State laws remain an issue as tribes consider growing marijuana (03/13)
Public Law 280 could pose a problem for tribes in certain states, an attorney said.

Bill seeks to make Indian Coal Production Tax Credit permanent (03/13)
The Crow Tribe supports the tax credit, which expired in December 2014 without action from Congress.

Lynn Armitage: KBIC entrepreneur helps other Indian businesses (03/12)
If Thomas Carlson has his way, all Indian businesses would be listed on a new website he launched this past January called BuyIndianAct.org.

Navajo Nation case against Urban Outfitters goes to higher court (03/12)
The company sold products with the 'Navajo' name without the tribe's permission. The goods weren't Indian-produced either.

Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe disputes fine in lending dispute (03/12)
Chairman John Shotton is accusing officials in Connecticut of violating his civil rights.

Tribal Hemp and Cannabis Summit set for April 23 in New Mexico (03/12)
Interest in marijuana continues to grow in Indian Country, judging by the number of meetings and organizations popping up.

Torres Martinez Tribe won't sell marijuana directly to consumers (03/12)
The tribe plans to provide the product to medical shops across the state.

Lytton Band plans big developments after reaching agreement (03/11)
A housing development, winery and a resort are in the works in Sonoma County.

Warm Springs Tribes enact policy for Indian preference in hiring (03/10)
The policy will be overseen by the new Tribal Employment Rights Office.

Interview: Allyson Doctor on National Indian Cannabis Coalition (03/10)
A member of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe discusses a newly-formed organization to promote the marijuana industry in Indian Country.

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