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Potential mascot names chosen for Oklahoma City high school

American Indian Law News - Sat, 2015-02-28 13:39
Editors Note Adds details and quotes. Not for use in the Oklahoma City market. OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ An Oklahoma City high school is getting closer to choosing a new mascot to replace one that the American Indian community deemed offensive.

Things to know as New Mexico weighs new tribal casino deal

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 21:38
New Mexico lawmakers are facing a hard deadline as agreements that allow a handful of American Indian tribes to operate casinos approach their expiration date. Gov. Susana Martinez's office has spent the ...

Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 18:46
Audience members look on at a tribal marijuana conference for tribal governments considering whether to legalize marijuana for medicinal, agricultural, or recreational use, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tulalip, Wash. Representatives of 75 American Indian tribes from 35 states gathered to discuss what might be the next big financial boon on reservations across the country: marijuana.

Native American Tribes Meet To Discuss Legalizing Pot On Reservations; NorCal Tribe Already Cashing In On Green Rush

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 17:43
Tribal leaders are drafting regulations for a marijuana industry, and they toured some dispensaries. "Historically we've always had the medicine man, and they've always prescribed herbal medicine," said one leader.

Sacred Pipe sponsors Community Engagement Team meetings

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 17:00
The Sacred Pipe Resource Center is sponsoring a series of Community Engagement Team meetings to be held Sunday through Tuesday at the Radisson Inn Liberty Room in Bismarck.

Native American tribes converge to discuss pot legalization

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 13:21
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization.

Native American tribes converge to discuss pot legalization - Tucson News Now

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 12:02
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) - Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization.

Native American tribes converge to discuss pot legalization

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 12:02
(AP) — Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization. Topics under discussion include the big business potential for pot, as well as concerns about substance abuse on reservations and the potential creation of a tribal cannabis association.

Lawmakers consider new gambling compacts

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 11:50
New Mexico lawmakers are facing a hard deadline as agreements that allow a handful of American Indian tribes to operate casinos approach the…

Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 11:46
Audience members look on at a tribal marijuana conference for tribal governments considering whether to legalize marijuana for medicinal, agricultural, or recreational use, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tulalip, Wash. Representatives of 75 American Indian tribes from 35 states gathered to discuss what might be the next big financial boon on reservations across the country: marijuana.

Native American tribes converge to discuss pot legalization

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 11:43
Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization. Tribes have been wrestling with the issue since the U.S. Justice ...

Travois celebrates 20 years of service and a $1 billion impact in Native communities

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 09:53
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Travois, a mission-driven consulting firm, is celebrating 20 years of service and a $1 billion impact in American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.

ASU Law Announces Inaugural Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 09:50
The Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University will hold its inaugural Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference, Feb. 12-13, 2015, at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino.

Helmsley Trust boosts American Indian public health program

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 09:41
FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A charitable trust established by the late hotel and real estate baroness Leona Helmsley is giving North Dakota State University $750,000 to create an endowed scholarship fund for graduate students in American Indian public health.

Lawmakers consider new gambling compacts for tribal casinos

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-02-27 06:19
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico lawmakers are facing a hard deadline as agreements that allow a handful of American Indian... more »

Indian Reservations Offer Hope For Banking Among Marijuana CEOs

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-02-26 09:22
NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — Marijuana CEOs earning millions a month have nowhere to put their money in many cases, and as a result, they are dangerously paying their bills and staff in cash.

American Indian leaders seek more state money for education

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2015-02-25 17:29
Citing federal funding that is half of what other Minnesota districts receive from the state, American Indian leaders say more state support is needed to boost student achievement.

More than 100 Native American Tribes Consider Growing Marijuana

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2015-02-25 09:34
It looks like marijuana is definitely coming to a tribal land near you.

Fitch: Foxwoods and Mohegan May Have to Restructure Again

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2015-02-25 09:11
Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority and Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation may have to restructure again, according to Fitch Ratings. Their original restructurings did not cut enough debt and a recovery in casino operations never materialized.

The Grilled Cheese Truck Inc., Licensing Partner SODAK GCT LLC Commences Indian Gaming Strategy; to Exhibit at 30th ...

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2015-02-25 06:00
The Grilled Cheese Truck Inc.  announced today that its Licensing Partner, SODAK GCT LLC , has commenced its North American, "Native American" Gaming strategy initiatives, exhibiting at the 30th ...
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