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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.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | Law
Wisconsin court to hear appeal over Oneida Nation waste plant (10/21)
The city of Green Bay says it had a valid reason to revoke a permit for the controversial waste recycling facility.

Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Editorial: Winnebago Tribe's business makes a big contribution (10/21)
Praise for Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe.

Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Gary Davis: RES Wisconsin brings diverse businesses together (10/10)
Gary Davis, the president and CEO of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, shares an update from RES Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Business
Mohegan Tribe purchases more wood pellet production facilities (09/30)
The acquisition is part of the tribe's bid to diversify its economic development holdings.

Filed Under: Business | National
Cherokee Nation hires former White House advisor Kim Teehee (09/25)
Tribal member will serve as vice president of special projects for Cherokee Nation Businesses.

Filed Under: Business
Mohegan Tribe to open first Smashburger location in December (09/16)
The restaurant is part of the tribe's economic diversification effort.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dennis Worden: Supporting self-determination in Indian Country (09/08)
Dennis Worden, a member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, calls on Congress to support economic development in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Energy development can help secure tribal independence (09/01)
Energy executive Chris Faulkner calls for more energy development in Indian Country:

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
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.

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