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Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Opinion: Lac du Flambeau Band works to diversify economy (07/20)
The Lac du Flambeau Business Development Corp. didn’t invent diversification, even in Indian Country, but its goal is to make it a reality for the tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Menominee Nation schedules referendum on legal marijuana (07/14)
Tribal leaders believe marijuana could help improve the economy on Wisconsin's largest reservation.

Filed Under: Law
Ex-judge for Menominee Nation sentenced for child pornography (07/13)
Joseph H. Martin will serve five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to one charge in the case.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Native Code Talkers defended nation with languages (07/01)
So many have suffered much for the sake of our freedom and some are ones we so often overlook, like minorities, who also answered the call to duty and did what they could to preserve the great freedoms of our country.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
BIA acquires former military site in trust for Ho-Chunk Nation (07/01)
Congress mandated the transfer of the Badger Army Ammunition Plant through a defense authorization act.

Filed Under: Law
Lac Du Flambeau Band man sentenced for abusing young girls (06/30)
Edward Joseph Peterson will serve seven years in federal prison on top of a four-year sentence for abuse in the state of Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Supreme Court adds second Indian law case to upcoming term (06/30)
The justices agreed to resolve a self-determination dispute that will affect how much the Indian Health Service owes to tribes.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
Supreme Court considers petition in contract support cost case (06/26)
The Menominee Nation and the Department of Justice are seeking to resolve a conflict that affects self-determination contracts nationwide.

Filed Under: National
Ho-Chunk Nation opens doors to apartment facility for veterans (06/24)
The $1.5 million, 11,000-square-foot building provides 10 units for veterans who need help with housing, job training and other services.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Chris Rickert: Wisconsin school made right call on racist images (06/22)
If a shirt featuring, say, Little Black Sambo can be considered a racially harassing 'disruption or distraction' then a shirt with the absurdly smiling face of the Cleveland Indians’ Chief Wahoo seems just as objectionable.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Unlikely alliances advance agenda in Indian Country (06/15)
In the Pacific Northwest, Native nations are using their treaty rights to fight plans for coal and oil trains, because shipping and burning fossil fuels threatens their fisheries.

Filed Under: Law
Authorities investigate murder of woman from Oneida Nation (06/10)
Krystal Torres-Smith 39, was found dead on the UW-Green Bay campus. She had been shot multiple times.

Filed Under: Business
Interview: Potawatomi tribes join forces for new business venture (06/09)
Robert Farkas spoke with MiBiz about the firm’s goals for skilled trades training as well as a new joint venture to pursue federal contracting work.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Energy company hasn't been listening to tribes (06/08)
The Enbridge Company’s Linda Coady, Senior Vice President of Sustainability, had come out from Calgary to have a 'Listening Session' with the Native community.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Students from Oglala Sioux Tribe get close with First Lady Obama (06/04)
Avianna Garcia, 9, and Gabriel Brooks, 10, shared a lot of face time with First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House event.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oneida Nation leaders unanimously back marriage equality law (06/01)
The new law defines marriage as a union between two "spouses" -- regardless of gender.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Wisconsin Supreme Court rules for Oneida Nation in permit case (05/29)
The city of Green Bay pulled the permit for a waste recycling plant after the project generated controversy.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
School district in Wisconsin bans clothing with 'Indian' mascots (05/29)
Gabriel Saiz, a member of the Ponca Tribe, spoke out against racist mascots at a school board meeting last month.

Filed Under: Law | National
Voters of Red Cliff Band show support for some uses of marijuana (05/28)
Tribal members want to legalize marijuana for medical and agricultural purposes, according to a non-binding referendum.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Indian inmate wins religious rights suit in Wisconsin (05/27)
Prisoner Schlemm is a member of the Navajo Tribe and has been imprisoned in Wisconsin since 1999.

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