St. Regis Mohawk Tribe takes action against three tobacco businesses (January 10, 2018)
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe announced suspensions and more than $100,000 in fines against three tobacco vendors that do business on the reservation in New York.
Winnebago Tribe subsidiary lands $100 million federal government contract (December 21, 2017)
A company owned by Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe, landed a $100 million contract with the Department of Commerce.
Cherokee Nation seeks to hold drug companies accountable for opioid epidemic (December 18, 2017)
The Cherokee Nation is attempting to hold the pharmaceutical industry accountable for the opioid epidemic in northeastern Oklahoma but the tribe's lawsuit may never get off the ground.
White Mountain Apache Tribe refutes Facebook post about closure of ski resort (December 14, 2017)
Don't believe everything you read on social media, the White Mountain Apache Tribe is saying.
Navajo Nation accusses Wells Fargo Bank of exploiting tribal citizens in new lawsuit (December 13, 2017)
The Navajo Nation is suing Wells Fargo Bank, alleging the financial giant pressured tribal citizens into opening accounts and signed them up for debit and credit cards without their consent.
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community secures federal permit to manufacture tobacco (December 12, 2017)
The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is joining the tobacco manufacturing business and is partnering with an Indian owned firm..
Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe (December 11, 2017)
The U.S. Supreme Court has been relatively uneventful so far for Indian Country but a little shakeup is on the way.
Far across in the country, in upper New York State, the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe (Akwasasne) needed help, specifically to protect tribal sovereign immunity from being limited by an unfavorable court ruling.
Cronkite News: Supreme Court grapples with case of cake and same-sex couple (December 6, 2017)
Supreme Court justices wrestled with the line between art and commerce in the case of a Colorado baker who said making a wedding cake for a same-sex couple would violate his First Amendment rights.
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe denies shakedown by chief of police for event on reservation (November 29, 2017)
Leaders of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe are denying their chief of police attempted to extort money from the organizers of an event on the reservation.
The Conversation: Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe stirs controversy with patent deal (November 27, 2017)
Allergan, the drugmaker behind Botox, is using an unprecedented tactic to protect its valuable patents – angering lawyers and politicians, and keeping the price of its medicines high.
Agency that targets tribal lenders faces leadership test as rivals claim control (November 27, 2017)
A leadership struggle is emerging at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the independent federal agency that has targeted tribal lenders.
YES! Magazine: Why decision on route isn't a win for the Keystone XL Pipeline (November 23, 2017)
The path toward Keystone XL construction is much less certain than recent news headlines might lead you to believe.
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe marijuana consultant 'free' after state sentence (November 21, 2017)
A marijuana consultant who worked with the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe on a failed marijuana operation was sentenced in South Dakota for his role in the controversial case.
Tribes see opening under Trump to reshape agency that targets lending industry (November 17, 2017)
The leader of an independent federal agency that has targeted the tribal lending industry will be stepping down, opening the door for President Donald Trump to reshape its efforts.
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe distances film from Hollywood producer accused of assault (November 16, 2017)
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe and the producers of the critically-acclaimed Wind River film have cut ties with a prominent Hollywood executive who has been accused of numerous incidents of sexual assault.
Bureau of Indian Affairs makes changes to loan guarantee program amid scrutiny (November 14, 2017)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is making changes to a business loan program that has faced renewed scrutiny under the Trump administration.
The seemingly barren Hopi homeland carries a rich, centuries old history and, now, an uncertain economic future.
The Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce is apologizing after asking customers to 'Hunt for the Indian' and secure discounts in Skowhegan, Maine.
ProPublica: Your $20 million loan went bust? The Trump team will hire you (November 7, 2017)
A government watchdog found irregularities in a loan guarantee arranged by Gavin Clarkson for an Indian tribe. Now Clarkson is in charge of the program that is on the hook for the mess.
Leo Yankton sees an opportunity to bring economic development to Whiteclay, a long-vilified place where four beer stores sold the equivalent of nearly 4 million cans of beer a year until being shut down.
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is set to recover more than $9.6 million from a former financial adviser who engaged in fraud.
A day before Republicans were expected to unveil their plan to overhaul the tax code, tribal leaders and senators complained that Indian Country once again does not have a seat at the table.
Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe takes aim at mouthwash (November 1, 2017)
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman Harold Frazier issued a notification to businesses located on the reservation, outlining new tribal regulations regarding the sales of mouthwash.
Navajo Nation Council votes against controversial Grand Canyon development (November 1, 2017)
Plans for the Navajo Nation to develop land near Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona appear to be dead.
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation expands government contracting portfolio (October 31, 2017)
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation continues efforts to diversify its economy.
Last year, the Cherokee Nation had a financial impact of more than $2 billion in our great state of Oklahoma.
Winnemucca Indian Colony files lawsuit over raid of hemp grow in California (October 31, 2017)
The Winnemucca Indian Colony is conjuring up Christopher Columbus in a lawsuit that challenges a raid of its hemp farm in California.
Bureau of Indian Affairs official tied to failed loan for Lower Brule Sioux Tribe (October 31, 2017)
A Bureau of Indian Affairs official who was hired by the Trump administration to work on economic development issues is linked to a failed loan for the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on tax reform policy (October 30, 2017)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking up tax reform as Republicans prepare to unveil a major policy bill.
Tribes don't want to be left behind as Washington turns to tax policy reform (October 26, 2017)
With Indian Country's standing within the Trump administration still in flux, tribal leaders are turning to Congress to include them in tax reform efforts.
The Spokane Tribe is among the many communities seeking to host a second headquarters for online retailer Amazon.
Tribes press Congress for greater authority -- including taxation -- over their lands (October 25, 2017)
Tribal leaders and their advocates are embracing a once-controversial Indian land bill, seeing it as a means for exercising greater control of their economic futures.
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe already looking for ways to expand new marijuana operation (October 25, 2017)
The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe is already looking for ways to expand its brand new marijuana business in Nevada.
Osage Nation clears another hurdle in long-running fight with wind farm in Oklahoma (October 24, 2017)
The Osage Nation has cleared another hurdle its long-running dispute with a wind farm in Oklahoma but the battle is far from over.
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