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Filed Under: Opinion
Ray Cook: Indian Country should say yes to cultivation of hemp (02/23)
In most cases, as with gaming, successful recreational and medicinal marijuana production would eventually and quickly serve a saturated market, one with experienced growers ready and able to turn legal at the drop of a hat.

Filed Under: Business
Mohegan Tribe enters another deal for restaurant franchises (02/19)
The tribe will be opening 10 locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Tribal colleges essential to develop economies (02/13)
Congress has recognized the importance and the value of tribal colleges.

Filed Under: Business | Education | Law | Technology
Arizona conference focuses on tribal e-commerce opportunity (02/10)
The Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is sponsoring the event.

Filed Under: Opinion
Alfred Walking Bull: Move slowly on marijuana in Indian Country (02/09)
The growth and sale of cannabis on Indian reservations are not the great sustainer we would like them to be.

Filed Under: Business | National
Native Sun News: Loan spurs business at Cheyenne River Sioux (02/06)
The Four Bands Community Fund is on a mission to create economic opportunity by helping people build strong and sustainable small businesses and increase their financial capability to create assets and wealth.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Chairman of Havasupai Tribe welcomes marijuana opportunity (02/05)
The tribe's economy largely depends on tourism but marijuana could change that.

Filed Under: Business
Seminole Tribe drops second attempt to join banking industry (02/03)
Two deals to acquire banks have now fallen through.

Filed Under: Business | Health | National
Quapaw Tribe interested in cultivating marijuana for medical uses (01/30)
Agriculture is already a key part of the Quapaw economy.

Filed Under: Business
Morongo Band to debut first tribally-owned Taco Bell next week (01/27)
The tribe is the majority owner of the establishment, which is located on the reservation and right off a busy interstate.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Building the new digital economy in Indian Country (01/23)
We need a structure to prepare people for jobs that don’t yet exist.

Filed Under: Business
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe expands economy with grilled cheese eatery (01/06)
The tribe's economic development company will bring five Tom + Chee locations to Texas.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Legal marijuana could bring dramatic changes for tribes (01/05)
The potential economic implications of easing Federal prosecution of marijuana on Native lands cannot be overstated.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Legal marijuana is the last thing Indian Country needs (12/24)
The editors at Bloomberg View don't think a new Department of Justice policy on marijuana is good for Indian Country.

Filed Under: Law
Ex-employee of Oklahoma tribal corporation sentenced for theft (12/10)
Robin Jean Bitseedy admitted stealing money from WCD Enterprises, a corporation charted by the Wichita Tribes, the Caddo Nation and the Delaware Tribe.

Filed Under: Business
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation seeing success with brand of olive oil (12/08)
The Seka Hills brand is now used in more than 200 restaurants and is sold at specialty shops and farmers markets.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Ex-employee accused of stealing $778,632 from Laguna Pueblo (12/05)
Tribal authorities say Marshall Cheromiah took the money from an ATM machine at a tribal business.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Leslie Wheelock: Touting nation-to-nation trading and tourism (11/26)
The National Congress of American Indians and the American Indian/Alaska Native Tourism Association are promoting Native-made products.

Filed Under: Business
Mille Lacs Band grows economy with Oklahoma hotel purchase (11/24)
The Embassy Suites Oklahoma City features 236 rooms and 12,000 square-feet of event and meeting space.

Filed Under: Business
USDA Blog: Hualapai Tribe celebrates opening of critical road (11/07)
USDA Rural Development provided a $13 million grant and loan to help the tribe complete the $35 million road.

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