MPR: Red Lake Nation takes a small step towards legal marijuana (January 16, 2015)
David Manuel, an enrolled member of Red Lake Nation and an advocate for producing marijuana, argues that the industry would provide an economic opportunity for Red Lake.
Federal judge hits Miccosukee Tribe lawyer with $1M in sanctions (January 16, 2015)
Bernardo Roman III was ordered to pay $1 million for pursuing a baseless lawsuit against the tribe's former law firm.
Oneida Nation and Yakama Nation in football championship wager (January 16, 2015)
The Oneidas accepted a challenge from the Yakamas and some big stakes are on the table.
Turtle Talk announces winner of big Indian law and policy contest (January 16, 2015)
The answer may surprise you!
Cherokee Nation among seven tribes in IHS construction program (January 16, 2015)
The tribe will spend $53.1 million on a new hospital in Tahlequah.
DOI sends $20M in land-buy back offers on Salt River Reservation (January 16, 2015)
Landowners have until March 6 to determine whether they want to sell their fractionated interests.
Supporters of Chris Deschene still upset with handling of election (January 16, 2015)
The Navajo Nation entered a new year without a new president.
Lytton Band asks voters to approve utility service to housing site (January 16, 2015)
The issue could be on the ballot in June of November.
Chumash Tribe slams official for questioning 'reservation system' (January 16, 2015)
Chairman Vincent Armenta said the tribe must repeatedly battle local officials who don't respect its sovereignty.
Gabe Galanda: Tribes are carrying out the wishes of the colonizer (January 16, 2015)
Our elders and spiritual leaders do not teach the practice of disenrollment.
Mark Trahant: Investing in future generations of our Native youth (January 16, 2015)
Indian Country is rarely mentioned during a presidential State of the Union. That’s too bad.
Native Sun News: Tribes continue fight against Keystone Pipeline (January 16, 2015)
The most recent House bill to approve the Keystone pipeline was passed 266-153 and sent to the Senate.
Ray Halbritter: Author's family apologized for anti-Indian stance (January 16, 2015)
As a people with centuries of roots in this region, the Oneida Indian Nation has an abiding interest in promoting and preserving this sacred place we all call home.
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Suffering continues after Wounded Knee (January 16, 2015)
Because the family of Frank L. Baum apologized, am I or other members of the Mniconjou and Hunkpapa Lakota Nations obligated to accept that apology.
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