Poarch Band of Creek Indians ready to debut amusement park in Alabama (July 20, 2017)

The Park at OWA features a roller coaster and 20 other rides, along with retail outlets, restaurants, a 150-room hotel and other amenities.

Cow Creek Band gives tribal name to coffee roasting production company (July 13, 2017)

The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians has entered the coffee industry.

Jackson Rancheria expands media enterprise with digital radio station (July 11, 2017)

The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians is offering non-stop, commercial-free music on Radio Rancheria.

YES! Magazine: Native activists continue to pressure banks on pipelines (July 10, 2017)

A new report from a consortium of environmental groups shows that big banks are reducing their investment in fossil fuel projects.

Judge to decide who represents Native community in British Columbia (July 7, 2017)

A judge in Canada is being asked to decide who represents a Native community where an energy project has generated significant controversy.

President Trump promises 'freedom' for tribes seeking to exploit their resources (June 29, 2017)

President Donald Trump blamed the federal government for hindering prosperity in Indian Country in his first official event with tribal leaders.

Officials in North Dakota claim ignorance on Dakota Access security firm (June 29, 2017)

Top officials in North Dakota relied on a security firm hired by the wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline but none of them bothered to ask about the firm's legal status.

Oneida Nation challenges Oneida Nation over use of 'Oneida' trademarks (June 28, 2017)

The Oneidas in Wisconsin are hoping to use trademarks that have been registered to their relatives in New York.

Dakota Access security firm was denied license but kept working anyway (June 28, 2017)

A security firm hired by the wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline continued to engage in questionable activities in North Dakota despite lacking a license.

Cronkite News: Navajo Nation prepares for changes at coal power plant (June 28, 2017)

The lights will stay on at the Navajo Generating Station until 2019 as the Navajo Nation Council voted 18-4, after hours of debate, for a new agreement with the plant’s operators.

Washington asks high court to overturn Yakama Nation treaty victory (June 23, 2017)

The state of Washington is asking the nation's highest court to hear a treaty rights case affecting a business on the Yakama Nation.

Marijuana firm promises big investments with help of ex-Seminole leader (June 23, 2017)

Electrum Partners hopes to invest up to $300 million in marijuana deals with tribes in the next three years.

Quapaw Tribe expands agricultural efforts with processing plant (June 8, 2017)

The Quapaw Tribe is providing a full farm-to-table experience with its agricultural operations.

President Trump put wealthy firm first in approving Dakota Access Pipeline (June 7, 2017)

When it came to approving the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, President Donald Trump said he put industry instead of Indian Country first.

Former chairman of Seminole Tribe launches marijuana venture (June 7, 2017)

'It will be bigger than bingo,' Jim Billie said of the marijuana industry in Indian Country.

Judge tells UPS to pay $247M for shipping Indian tobacco products (June 1, 2017)

A federal judge said UPS turned a 'blind eye' to tax-free tobacco shipments to and from reservations in New York.

Redding Rancheria plans to convert golf course property into park (June 1, 2017)

The Redding Rancheria won't be selling the River Tasalmi Golf Club after all.

Leader of Yavapai-Apache Nation among 'Most Influential Women' (June 1, 2017)

Jane Russell Winiecki of the Yavapai-Apache Nation will be featured in the 'Most Influential Women in Arizona Business' issue of Arizona Business Magazine.

House subcommittee finally takes up tribal bills after going silent (May 31, 2017)

The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is taking up three pro-tribal bills at a hearing on June 7.

Federal court blocks attempt to condemn lands on Navajo Nation (May 26, 2017)

A dispute over a power line on the reservation has drawn significant interest from Indian Country.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe cannabis consultant found not guilty (May 25, 2017)

Despite the setback, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, a Republican, defended his decision to assert jurisdiction over activities that occurred on the reservation.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe cannabis trial opens in South Dakota (May 18, 2017)

A non-Indian consultant who tried to help the tribe open a marijuana resort is being charged in state court.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves three bills at meeting (May 17, 2017)

Legislation to bring more teachers to Indian Country, recognize the tribes whose ancestors welcomed the first European settlers and improve economic opportunities on reservations are advancing on Capitol Hill.

Passamaquoddy Tribe wins award for addressing climate change (May 16, 2017)

The tribe's 98,000-acre forestry project in Maine was the top generator of carbon credits in 2016.

Agua Caliente Band puts name on minor league basketball team (May 16, 2017)

The Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario will begin playing in California in the fall.

James Trimarco: Contact the banks funding Keystone and DAPL (May 15, 2017)

We hunted down the names of CEOs and their contact information for you. Here’s what to say.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs reschedules business meeting (May 15, 2017)

Lawmakers are taking action on bills to recruit and retain Native teachers, extend federal recognition to six tribes in Virginia and boost economic development in Indian Country.

Editorial: Oil money brings better life to the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation (May 15, 2017)

If they accomplish all the plans the reservation will be a better place and other areas of the state will get a boost.

YES! Magazine: Stopping the flow of dollars to the Keystone XL Pipeline (May 11, 2017)

A coalition of Indigenous leaders and other climate activists took over 12 JP Morgan Chase branches in Seattle, Washington, for a day of protest against the financing of tar sands projects

Whiteclay liquor store owners head to highest court in Nebraska (May 10, 2017)

Beer is no longer flowing in a small town near the Pine Ridge Reservation as a lawsuit plays out in the state courts.

Senate approves water bill for one tribe and land bill for two others (May 9, 2017)

Bills for the White Mountain Apache Tribe and two Pueblo tribes in New Mexico are moving forward on Capitol Hill.

Native Sun News Today: Whiteclay liquor sales come to an abrupt halt (May 9, 2017)

Liquor licenses for Jumping Eagle Inn, State Line Liquor, Arrowhead Inn and D&S Pioneer were set to expire April 30, and under advisement of their attorneys, the four stores shuttered their doors.

Cronkite News: Navajo Nation still working to save coal power plant (May 8, 2017)

Solar power advocates say a 250-megawatt renewable-energy facility could be in place in time for the late-2019 closure of the Navajo Generating Station/

Chippewa Cree Tribe set to recover $2.5M from online lending firm (May 4, 2017)

The guilty pleas are the latest to emerge from a wide-ranging corruption investigation on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana.

Poarch Band of Creek Indians start hiring for big amusement park (May 4, 2017)

The Park at OWA is set to debut in mid-July with 21 rides along the Alabama coast.