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Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Pope fails to address genocide of Native peoples (04/27)
Pope Francis speaking out about the Armenian genocide is significant, but the pope has not addressed U.S. history, nor has he looked closely enough at the Christian colonial record.

Filed Under: Environment | National
White House Blog: Recognizing tribal Climate Action Champions (04/24)
Native American communities have a long history of determination and hard work to maintain their cultural and economic resilience. As it turns out, these same traits are needed for climate resilience.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
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.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Trust
Kashia Band interested in timber not marijuana on new lands (04/22)
Tribal members gave up their per capita payments in order to acquire the 480-acre site for $1.35 million.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
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.

Filed Under: Environment
Shingle Springs Band scales back outdoor shooting range plans (04/20)
The tribe will only install about six or seven shooting lanes and restrict the gun range to members and their guests.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Agua Caliente Band can help ease tensions over land (04/15)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the community of Palm Springs have a history that has seen its share of ups and downs.

Filed Under: Environment
National Park Service releases eight grants for NAGPRA efforts (04/15)
The grants were awarded to tribes in Alaska, California, Michigan and Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Environment | National
City agrees to work with Wiyot Tribe on return of ancestral land (04/08)
'The center of our world is Indian Island,' council member Chery Seidner said. 'This is where we come, this is where we sing, this is where we pray.'

Filed Under: Education | Health | National | Sports
Baseball team renews contract with disabled Barona Band man (04/08)
The San Diego Padres are keeping a promise to Matt LaChappa so he can maintain his health insurance.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Trust
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.

Filed Under: Law
Hoopa Valley Tribe sees police force drop to just three officers (04/08)
The largest reservation in California at one point had 12 officers but nearly all of them have left their jobs.

Filed Under: Environment
Wiyot Tribe seeks discussion with city for return of Indian Island (04/07)
The tribe lived on the island until it was nearly wiped out by a massacre on February 26, 1860.

Filed Under: Law | National
Hoopa Valley Tribe denies paying for bail of child abuse suspect (04/07)
Chairwoman Danielle Vigil-Masten and the tribe's chief financial officer responded to rumors about the case against the reigning Miss Hoopa Valley.

Filed Under: Law
Youth leader of Hoopa Valley Tribe charged with sexual abuse (04/06)
Kayla Muriel Brown, the reigning Miss Hoopa Valley, is accused of abusing a minor.

Filed Under: Law | National
California Indian Legal Services announces new VAWA project (04/06)
The project will provide advocacy and legal services to domestic violence survivors in San Diego County.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Parties await ruling in latest appeal over sacred Medicine Lake (04/03)
The Pit River Tribe has been fighting geothermal energy development for more than a decade.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Hoopa Valley Tribe sees setback as fire destroys housing agency (04/01)
Chairwoman Danielle Vigil-Masten said the loss of the Hoopa Housing Authority building would cause a disruption in services.

Filed Under: Environment
Shingle Springs Band to conduct sound tests for shooting range (04/01)
The tests will take several months so the tribe won't be rushing the project amid local concerns.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Non-Indian businesses asked to vacate properties in California (04/01)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs isn't directly involved and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians doesn't own the properties in question.

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