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Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Tribe launches marijuana project Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Tribe launches marijuana project
The tribe is working with Red Crow, a Native-owned company, to develop a medical cannabis production and processing facility on the reservation.
Winona LaDuke: Consider marijuana and hemp in Indian Country Winona LaDuke: Consider marijuana and hemp in Indian Country
Could tribes stop that economic drain with a local marijuana economy? There are some larger economic benefits, for both hemp or marijuana, as well as risks.
Nita Battise sworn in as new leader of Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Nita Battise sworn in as new leader of Alabama-Coushatta Tribe
Nita Battise is the first chairperson to be elected by popular vote.
Oglala Sioux Tribe bans attorney in racial hockey game incident Oglala Sioux Tribe bans attorney in racial hockey game incident
Attorney Patrick Duffy is representing the man who has been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct for harassing 57 Indian students.
Lynn Armitage: Housing program aids Native violence survivors Lynn Armitage: Housing program aids Native violence survivors
The Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Domestic Violence Housing First (DVHF), a pilot program in Washington that helped 681 domestic violence victims and their children over the last three years.
County can't stop Shingle Springs Band from opening gun range County can't stop Shingle Springs Band from opening gun range
The facility will be located near two schools and a major highway.
Native Sun News: Treaty defenders to see Keystone fight to end Native Sun News: Treaty defenders to see Keystone fight to end
The Indigenous Environmental Network lauded President Barack Obama for heeding the call of the Oceti Sakowin in his veto of a congressional bill to authorize TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline across treaty territory.
Charmaine White Face: Radioactivity found in Pine Ridge waters Charmaine White Face: Radioactivity found in Pine Ridge waters
For a number of years, one of our projects has been monitoring nuclear radioactivity in the water and air in the 1868 Treaty Territory, including the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Military halted dig on island after questions from Pechanga Band Military halted dig on island after questions from Pechanga Band
Elders visited the San Nicolas Island and soon the tribe raised questions about the project.
Cash lenders accused of targeting tribal members in New Mexico Cash lenders accused of targeting tribal members in New Mexico
According to a report presented to state lawmakers, storefront lenders are prevalent in reservation border towns.
Opponents not happy with land-into-trust bill for Chumash Tribe Opponents not happy with land-into-trust bill for Chumash Tribe
The bill was introduced by a lawmaker whose district does not include the reservation.
Mississippi Choctaws hold ribbon-cutting at $55M health center Mississippi Choctaws hold ribbon-cutting at $55M health center
The 180,000 square-foot facility will be fully operational on March 9.
Indian skateboarding exhibit travels to Umatilla Tribes museum Indian skateboarding exhibit travels to Umatilla Tribes museum
The Tamástslikt Cultural Institute is hosting 'Ramp It Up' from March 14 to May 25.
Some youth removed at center on Yerington Paiute Reservation Some youth removed at center on Yerington Paiute Reservation
A private company operates the Silver State Academy, a facility for at-risk male teens.
Measure reaffirms Navajo Nation policy against legal marijuana Measure reaffirms Navajo Nation policy against legal marijuana
The bill introduced by Delegate Edmund Yazzie says marijuana doesn't fit within tribal culture.

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