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Washington Supreme Court affirms legality of tribal gas compacts Washington Supreme Court affirms legality of tribal gas compacts (08/28)
A non-Indian group disputed a provision that requires tax revenues to be shared with tribes.
Seminole Tribe wins major decision in taxation dispute in Florida Seminole Tribe wins major decision in taxation dispute in Florida (08/26)
In a unanimous decision, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a rental tax that was imposed on the reservation.
Mohegan Tribe welcomes visitors to new sub shop in Connecticut Mohegan Tribe welcomes visitors to new sub shop in Connecticut (08/26)
The tribe will be opening 10 more locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Lytton Band faces local opposition to land development projects Lytton Band faces local opposition to land development projects (08/26)
Residents are concerned about plans for housing, a winery and a resort in the town of Windsor, California.
Former executives charged with theft from Chippewa Cree Tribe Former executives charged with theft from Chippewa Cree Tribe (08/26)
Neal Rosette and Billi Anne Morsette are accused of writing checks to themselves and to entities controlled by a former chairman of the tribe.
Grand Ronde Tribes host annual economic development meeting Grand Ronde Tribes host annual economic development meeting (08/26)
The Oregon Coast Economic Summit features panels on tribal government and creating education opportunities for Native youth.
Obama backs Omaha Tribe in dispute over reservation boundaries Obama backs Omaha Tribe in dispute over reservation boundaries (08/24)
The outcome of Nebraska v. Parker will determine whether non-Indian liquor stores must pay a 10 percent tax to the tribe.
Grand Traverse Band purchases interest in development project Grand Traverse Band purchases interest in development project (08/20)
The tribe's economic development corporation invested in a retail, housing and commercial development in Acme, Michigan.
Lakota Country Times: Alex White Plume continues hemp battle Lakota Country Times: Alex White Plume continues hemp battle (08/19)
With recent shifts in policy at all levels of government and an ever softening position amongst the general public about the criminalization of marijuana, one Oglala Lakota citizen is again reigniting his efforts to grow and manufacture hemp.
Chukchansi Tribe confirms IRS summons into economic arm Chukchansi Tribe confirms IRS summons into economic arm (08/18)
The head of Chukchansi Inc. also sits on the tribal council and Chairman Reggie Lewis wants him suspended from office.
Crow Tribe and partner join coal export project in Washington Crow Tribe and partner join coal export project in Washington (08/14)
The Gateway Pacific Terminal has encountered strong opposition from the Lummi Nation.
Native Nation Events to host marijuana conference next month Native Nation Events to host marijuana conference next month (08/12)
The Native American Marijuana and Hemp Conference & Expo takes place September 9-10 at the Harrah's Resort Southern California.
Winnebago Tribe couldn't afford $1.3M in per capita payments Winnebago Tribe couldn't afford $1.3M in per capita payments (08/10)
Members are upset about the loss of the $250 payment but youth benefited from a $300 clothing allowance.
Chippewa Cree Tribe slams online lending lawsuit as 'baseless' Chippewa Cree Tribe slams online lending lawsuit as 'baseless' (08/05)
The tribe reportedly only received 4.5 percent of the revenues from Plain Green Loans.
Editorial: Yakama Nation gas tax likely headed to higher court Editorial: Yakama Nation gas tax likely headed to higher court (08/05)
What is considered fair to the descendants of Native Americans mistreated by the United States government may not always seem fair to the rest of us.
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe getting ready to sell marijuana Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe getting ready to sell marijuana (08/05)
Plans call for a 15,000 square-foot consumption lounge to be open in early December.
Commerce Blog: Secretary Pritzker visits Bay Mills Community Commerce Blog: Secretary Pritzker visits Bay Mills Community (08/04)
Keeping Indian Country 'Open for Business' is a high priority for the Department of Commerce and the Obama Administration.
DOJ sides with Tulalip Tribes in taxation dispute in Washington DOJ sides with Tulalip Tribes in taxation dispute in Washington (08/04)
The state and Snohomish County collect $40 million in taxes every year but the reservation doesn't see any of the benefits.
Ketchikan Indian Community helps dedicate new totem pole Ketchikan Indian Community helps dedicate new totem pole (08/04)
The 12-foot totem pole, created by carver Jon Rowen, features a raven, a strong man, an eagle and a woman.
Florida court dissolves injunction in Indian online lender case Florida court dissolves injunction in Indian online lender case (08/03)
Western Sky Financial and its partners were ordered to place loan proceeds into a registry plus deposit another $1 million in reserve but those requirements have been lifted.
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe finally starts work on movie theater Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe finally starts work on movie theater (08/03)
The 6,252 square-foot 7th Generation Cinema will generate jobs, revenues and opportunities on the reservation.
Native Sun News: Indian lawmakers achieve goals in Montana Native Sun News: Indian lawmakers achieve goals in Montana (08/03)
During the bi-annual session of the Montana Legislature, seven laws benefiting Montana Tribes and tribal members, sponsored by nine Native American legislators, were actively supported by Governor Steve Bullock.
Commerce Blog: Secretary Pritzker meets with tribes and youth Commerce Blog: Secretary Pritzker meets with tribes and youth (07/31)
When Secretary Pritzker declared that the Department of Commerce is 'open for business,' she meant that this agency would be on the side of all businesses across our country – including Native Americans.
Lakota Country Times: Group seeks to boost Pine Ridge tourism Lakota Country Times: Group seeks to boost Pine Ridge tourism (07/31)
Millions of people visit South Dakota's numerous attractions every year but most bypass the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Winnebago Tribe seeks more time to remove old bank building Winnebago Tribe seeks more time to remove old bank building (07/30)
Ho-Chunk Inc., the tribe's economic development corporation, was planning to move the building to the reservation.
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe claims DOJ support for marijuana Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe claims DOJ support for marijuana (07/29)
The tribe plans to start selling marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes by the end of the year.
Lakota Country Times: Lawmakers hear about tribal economies Lakota Country Times: Lawmakers hear about tribal economies (07/27)
A task force created by the South Dakota House of Representatives met to hear presentations by the Rosebud and Oglala Sioux Tribes.
Calista Corporation chooses first woman as leader of board Calista Corporation chooses first woman as leader of board (07/24)
Margaret Pohjola was chosen by her fellow directors to serve as chairwoman for a one-year term.
Woman from Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe runs popular bakery Woman from Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe runs popular bakery (07/24)
Julianne Vanderhoop started the Orange Peel Bakery in August 2008 and continues to enjoy success.
House subcommittee takes up Pueblo and Alaska Native bills House subcommittee takes up Pueblo and Alaska Native bills (07/23)
Lawmakers weigh land-into-trust and subsistence issues at sparsely-attended hearing.
Catawba Nation envisions $350M film studio on reservation Catawba Nation envisions $350M film studio on reservation (07/22)
The Catawba Studios could include sound stages, a hotel, a cultural center and a school for film and music.
New eatery serves up Indian tacos and bannock burgers New eatery serves up Indian tacos and bannock burgers (07/21)
Neechie's Pizzeria & Taco opened to brisk business in Regina, Saskatchewan.
Crow Tribe and Lummi Nation at odds over big coal project Crow Tribe and Lummi Nation at odds over big coal project (07/21)
The Crows wants to develop their coal resources but a tribe nearly a thousand miles away is posing hurdles to the project.
Wyandotte Nation opens convenience store and gas station Wyandotte Nation opens convenience store and gas station (07/21)
The Turtle Stop II in Grove, Oklahoma, offers gas, food and other items 24 hours a day.
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe eyes major development projects Las Vegas Paiute Tribe eyes major development projects (07/21)
A hotel and conference center could be a draw for the new Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument in Nevada.

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