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Filed Under: Politics
Tribes donate nearly $30K to Republican Sen. Jerry Moran (07/21)
The lawmaker was responsible for the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act and is pushing the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | Law
North Dakota tribe starts drilling its own wells on reservation (07/15)
The tribe will be able to earn more revenues from the wells operated by Missouri River Resources.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Education | Politics
Catawba Nation in discussions for $125M movie studio project (06/25)
Chief Bill Harris can't share details due to a non-disclosure agreement but the project could bring a significant economic development boost to the reservation.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Agua Caliente Band won't pursue certain taxation claims in lawsuit (06/15)
The tribe is only challenging one county's tax despite attempts by other agencies to inject other claims into the lawsuit.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Citizen Potawatomi Nation launches new battle in war with city (06/09)
The tribe blames city employees for causing $1.2 million in damage at the Cultural Heritage Center, which has been closed for over a year.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Citizen Potawatomi Nation alleges retaliation in dispute with city (06/04)
The tribe blames flooding at its cultural center on city employees who allegedly tampered with the water system.

Filed Under: Law | National
Appeals court opens leader of Miccosukee Tribe to IRS summons (06/02)
Chairman Colley Billie claimed immunity but the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals said the tribe's sovereignty is not superior to that of the United States.

Filed Under: Law | National
Omaha Tribe surprised by appeal in reservation boundary case (05/28)
The tribe met with local officials to discuss the matter but wasn't told that a Supreme Court petition had already been drafted.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
United South and Eastern Tribes open meeting in Connecticut (05/18)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is hosting the semi-annual meeting on its reservation.

Filed Under: Business | Law
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.

Filed Under: Business | Law
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.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Washington governor signs tribal marijuana agreement bill (05/11)
A handful of tribes have expressed interest in entering the marijuana industry in the state.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Take a modern approach to land-into-trust in Alaska (05/04)
Paranoia over Indian country belongs in the 19th century. Tribes and states all over our nation now work together effectively and Indian country is no longer a barrier.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
North Dakota tribe re-examines agreement after oil tax changes (04/30)
Chairman Mark Fox said the tribe will consider withdrawing from a 2008 revenue-sharing agreement.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Tribal disobedience over unfair taxes in Indian Country (04/29)
Beyond disobedience, tribal spending power and economic self-determination may present even more powerful tools in the fight for economic justice near the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Guilty pleas and sentences for Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption (04/20)
The former president of Stone Child College and her husband pleaded guilty to federal income tax fraud.

Filed Under: Law | National
Swinomish Tribe pledges to offset losses in local property taxes (04/20)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals have affirmed that state and local governments cannot impose taxes on Indian land.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee talks coal at hearing in Montana (04/09)
The Crow Tribe is just one of three in Indian Country that develops its coal resources.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Sen. Daines to lead SCIA field hearing on coal in Indian Country (04/07)
Representatives of the Crow Tribe, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and the Navajo Nation will testify but no one from the other side of the debate is on the witness list.

Filed Under: Business | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets field hearing in Montana (04/02)
The hearing on the Crow Reservation will focus on coal development in Indian Country.

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