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Chickasaw Nation offers new blend of coffee made from chocolate (08/19)
The tribe is selling coffee in milk chocolate and dark chocolate flavors.

Native Sun News: Oglala man's business dealings under scrutiny (08/19)
Recent news reports surrounding the dealings of Raycen Raines has fueled speculation and rumors of what exactly the fairly new tribal member is up to.

Mescalero Apache Tribe hopes to draw tourists with two zip lines (08/15)
Two zip lines -- including one that will take visitors at speeds nearing 60 mph -- will open in October.

Native Sun News: WEWIN to honor entrepreneur Karlene Hunter (08/15)
A Lakota woman has been selected for honoring by an organization that celebrates and honors Native women.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe hosts RES conference in October (08/14)
The event will bring tribal leaders, federal officials and business owners together to promote opportunity in Indian Country.

Oneida Nation seeks dismissal of lawsuit over failed energy deal (08/14)
The tribe says it wasn't a party to agreements related to a controversial waste recycling plant.

Cedar Band of Paiute Indians market Twisted Cedar label of wine (08/13)
Proceeds from the label will go to tribal social services and other programs.

North Dakota tribe seeks to curb losses of natural gas to 'flaring' (08/07)
Energy companies would have to pay additional royalties for the wasted resources.

Hualapai Tribe finishes road to Grand Canyon tourist attraction (08/07)
Visitors can now enjoy a smooth ride to the Grand Canyon Skywalk.

NPR: Grand Canyon developer says plan won't harm sacred sites (08/05)
NPR reports on a controversial Navajo Nation tourism project at the bottom of Grand Canyon National Park.

Mohegan Tribe set to acquire team in National Lacrosse League (08/05)
The official announcement will be made at a press conference on Wednesday.

KUOW: Tightening the screws on tribal payday loan operations (07/31)
KUOW looks into the payday lending industry in Indian Country.

Law Article: Tribal lenders fight federal agency investigation (07/30)
Attorney discusses efforts by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to investigate tribal online lending operations.

Ho-Chunk Inc executive Lance Morgan receives business honor (07/28)
Winnebago tribal member is being named Advocate of the Year by the Minority Business Development Agency.

Shinnecock Nation asserts control over tobacco amid pressure (07/25)
The state has the highest tax in the nation and has been seizing shipments to tribal shops.

Oregon tribe plans major development at historic village site (07/24)
Tribal ancestors used to live in villages in what is now known as Hollering Place.

Unsettled Ch. 26: Passamaquoddy dealings cloaked in secrecy (07/24)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about business deals involving leaders of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.

Fort Belknap Tribes depend on revenue from Internet lending (07/24)
The operation contributes up to 20 percent of the tribe's income.

Mohegan Tribe breaks ground on first of 15 chain restaurants (07/23)
The 9,000 square-foot eatery is due to open in March 2015.

Water bottling plant provides usage reports to Morongo Band (07/23)
But the tribe hasn't disclosed any data to the public since 2009.

Seminole Tribe launches marketing campaign for juice brand (07/23)
The products will be known as Seminole Pride Noble Juice.

Shivwits Band seeing early success with gas station and store (07/23)
Plans are underway to expand the See'Veets Eng store, which opened on February 1.

Case in Point: Citizen Potawatomi Nation develops an economy (07/18)
Researcher discusses how the Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma built its economy.

Morongo Band won't disclose water usage from bottling plant (07/16)
The tribe hosts a $26 million Nestle Waters facility on the reservation.

Dine College on Navajo Nation to offer degree in tribal business (07/15)
Students are being accepted for the fall semester, with applications due July 18.

Mohegan Tribe continues efforts to diversify economic holdings (07/15)
The tribe is launching a digital office technology business.

Fort McKay First Nation blames shortfall for lack of per capita (07/11)
At one point, band members were receiving more than $10,000 a year.

Navajo Nation energy firm sees 16.8 percent boost in revenue (07/11)
The company took in $458 million, or $156.3 million more than the prior fiscal year.

New eatery features food from Tohono O'odham and Yaqui tribes (07/08)
Restaurant in Tucson, Arizona, is due to open in early October.

Washington counties owe millions for illegal tax on reservations (07/07)
County is sending $5 million in refunds to businesses like Wal-Mart and Home Depot.

Navajo Nation Council seek to resolve dispute over energy firm (07/07)
A new charter could be ratified in a special session later this week.

Native Sun News: Payday loan story stirs squabble at Pine Ridge (07/07)
Raycen Raines was described as a 'rogue tribal member' intent on dragging the Oglala Sioux Tribe into nefarious business deals.

Young Navajo woman leads petition against racist trademarks (07/03)
Navajo lawmaker says more young people are fighting the mascot.

Sen. McCaskill seeks information about Alaska Native contracts (07/03)
Letter prompts harsh rebuke from Sen. Mark Begich of Alaska.

Law Article: Supreme Court decision could impact tribal lenders (07/03)
Attorneys explore whether the the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community will affect the tribal payday loan industry.

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