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The Week That Was: July 24, 2016
9 Laws Passed After Alcatraz
Police and Race: The Research Is Done
Veterans Share Concerns on NMAI Memorial
Justice League Trailer: Momoa as Aquaman
Penny Candy and Homemade Games
Sonny Says Tip Your Cleaning Lady
Indigenous Evicted, Displaced
AMERIND Risk Golf Event Raises Thousands
Breaking News: 13-year-old Gunned Down
Native Humor: 8 Types of Native Moms
Dedicating Billy Frank Jr.’s Namesake
Therapist Shot; Brain-Eating Amoebas
A Big Win for a Small California Tribe
2016 Hotlist: Recordings Native Strength
Minnesota Tribes Fight for 1855 Treaty
Just Move It: Exercise Is Fun
Death, Law Enforcement & POC
Violent Standoff With Settlers & Police
Lost Incan City Found at Last?
Thing About Skins
Ho-Chunk Nation Donates $25,000 to Flood-Ravaged Bad River Ojibwe
The Ho-Chunk Nation is giving $25,000 to the Bad River...
‘Shared Vision’ Drives Native Couple's Creation of Main Street Event Center
By the winter of 2015, the Norman, Oklahoma-based deejay...
NIGC: 2015 Experienced Largest Tribal Revenue Gain in a Decade
Yesterday the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC)...
Spokane Tribe Celebrates Final Okay to Build Casino
The mood was celebratory as Spokane tribal members and...
Tribal Incubator Bill to Foster Entrepreneurship, Close the Employment Gap in Native Communities
A new bill to establish and fund business incubators in...
Finding the Fair Way: Notah Begay III’s NB3 Consulting Helps Tribes Navigate the Business Side of Golf
Golf can be a sanctuary for those seeking a few hours of...
Indian Country Business Today
Money Made, Money Lost? Leases on Former Fort Lewis College Campus Raise Ire
Emery Cowan, Durango Herald Staff Writer
Members of the Southwest Conservation Corps, a nonprofit that works on local land-conservation projects, unload gear into one of the historic buildings on the old Fort Lewis Colleg...
A Historic Promise: Fort Lewis College Tuition Waiver Still Changing Lives for Better
Emery Cowan, Durango Herald Staff Writer
This is the first in a four-part series about the Native American tuition waiver at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado...
First Tribal Solar Project Set to Shine
A map of the Moapa Project WASHINGTON—After years of pointing out that renewable energy is abundant in Indian country; after years of wading through a complicated federal-tribal bu...
Pueblo of Zuni Becomes First Tribal Nation to Join the MainStreet Project
The Pueblo of Zuni became the first tribe in the nation to join the MainStreet Project —a national economic development project focused on cultural and historical preservation...
Tribal Housing: Big Challenges Remain, But Some Positives Seen As Well
Hefty challenges remain for American Indian housing advocates battling inadequate and decaying reservation homes, continuing overcrowding of units, and a lack of outside investment...
Legal and Political Questions Surround Interior’s Decision Not to Release Tribal Jobs Survey
A long-awaited survey by the U.S. Department of the Interior on tribal jobs will not be released this year, even though federal law requires regular reporting on such matters...
New York State Holds Seized Cigarettes in Defiance of Court Order
Gale Courey Toensing
The New York state is holding onto a truckload of untaxed Indian-made cigarettes worth $2 million despite a court ruling ordering the state to return the shipment of tobacco produc...
More Pow, More Wow! Fireworks Have Turned Into a Good Seasonal Business for Many Tribes
Baachachik Fireworks on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana With the July 4 holiday approaching, thousands of visitors are expected to flock to reservations in the West in searc...
Record Fine Proposed for Enbridge for 2010 Michigan Oil Spill
Enbridge Inc. faces a proposed $3.7 million fine plus 24 enforcement actions for a crude-oil spill from a pipeline in the Kalamazoo River system in Michigan in July 2010, the U.S...
Navajo Nation Receives First Gaming Payout
After restructuring and consolidating its four loans that fund its casinos into one, the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) presented the tribe with its first payout on June 28...
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