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Law Article: Navajo Nation wages battle over 'Navajo' products (05/22)
Battles continue to wage over use of the 'Navajo' and 'Navaho' marks in New Mexico federal court.

Navajo Nation business opens tech data center in New Mexico (05/21)
NOVA Corporation will use the data center to meet the information technology needs of government and commercial clients.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds field hearing in Oklahoma (05/21)
Sen. James Lankford (R), a new member of the Senate, will chair the hearing in Anadarko.

NCAIED set to return to DC with Reservation Economic Summit (05/20)
The second RES DC takes place June 15-18 and will include a rally at the U.S. Capitol.

Oglala Sioux chef working on plans for restaurant and truck (05/19)
Sean Sherman, better known as The Sioux Chef, has been busy since the launch of his catering business in Minnesota.

Chippewa Cree Tribe hit with class action over online lending (05/15)
Two consumers from Vermont are accusing Plain Green Loans of predatory lending practices.

Lakota Country Times: Business provides alternative medicine (05/14)
The Nape Woapiye Holistic Center has provided affordable homeopathic healing alternatives to Western medicine for residents of the Rosebud Reservation for more than a decade.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe issues statement on marijuana (05/13)
The tribe has not legalized marijuana or hemp but the idea alone is already generating opposition.

11th Circuit hears arguments in Seminole Tribe taxation case (05/13)
A federal judge blocked the state from imposing utility and rental taxes on the reservation.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to launch marijuana business (05/12)
The South Dakota tribe is the first in the state to publicly announce plans to enter the growing industry.

Two Potawatomi tribes join forces for new business venture (05/12)
The Pokagon Band from Michigan and the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe from Wisconsin started a design and construction firm.

Cherokee Nation reports record $829M in business revenues (05/12)
Operating income at Cherokee Nation Businesses $105 million, an increase of eight percent.

Washington Supreme Court hears tribal gas compact lawsuit (05/12)
The Automotive United Trades Organization claims the agreement is illegal because it requires the state to share tax revenues with tribes.

Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe gets cell service (05/12)
A 'COW' (Cell Phone on Wheels) arrived in Lame Deer, paving the way for cell phone service in the community by mid-May and in other communities on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation within the next year.

Native Sun News: Native business celebrates grand opening (05/11)
Sage & Silver Americana Gallery and Boutique, a new, Native-owned women’s western boutique and art gallery, announced its grand opening celebration.

Alaska Native corporation trying to recover $3.8M lost in fraud (05/07)
Afognak Native Corporation fell victim to a cyberfraud attack last month.

Restaurant apologizes for racial comment to Native filmmaker (05/05)
Laura Milliken was shocked when a server at a restaurant blamed a high rate of crime on Native people.

Lakota Country Times: Loan fund expands beyond reservation (05/05)
Lakota Funds has expanded their service area to increase opportunities for business ventures located within a 50-mile radius of the exterior boundaries of the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Winnebago Tribe works on plans for big housing development (05/04)
The 200-acre Flatwater Crossing along the Missouri River would include housing, retail and public spaces.

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe aims to draw in tourists with new business (05/01)
The Ute Mountain Indian Trading Company and Gallery will be opening at the site of a popular art gallery and studio.

Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux man debuts tattoo shop (05/01)
The blending of indigenous cultural spirituality and modern art practices is becoming common place in many media forms.

Opinion: Connecticut takes wrong approach with tribal lenders (04/30)
While payday lending is technically illegal in Connecticut, Federally-recognized Native American tribes and their elected representatives are immune from Connecticut process and suit.

Supreme Court won't review case involving Indian online lender (04/29)
Non-Indian customers of Western Sky Financial won't have to submit to tribal court jurisdiction.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe might be interested in growing hemp (04/27)
Hemp is already legal in North Dakota and the former U.S. attorney in the state believes a new Department of Justice policy applies to the plant.

Marijuana seen as new frontier in tribal economic development (04/23)
Tribes in California, Washington, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Oregon, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Arizona and Oklahoma have expressed interest in revising their laws and policies towards marijuana.

Santa Rosa Band enters deal to grow marijuana on reservation (04/21)
The tribe is working with Red Crow Cannabis, a Native-owned company that has another California project in development.

Distributor brings beef produced on reservations to the market (04/20)
Labatt Food Service of Texas is on a mission to bring Native American beef to the masses.

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.

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