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22 May 2024 Chez Oxendine
A newly released House proposal for the 2024 Farm Bill, already eight months overdue, could create an impasse rather than move the long-delayed legislation forward.
21 May
For the second time this month, a federal agency has revived a long-dormant tribal purchasing preference to buy clean energy from tribes.
May 17
The Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee Nation (OSU-COM at Cherokee Nation) achieved a historic milestone on May 16, 2024, as its inaugural class of 46 medical...
May 18
Opinion. Amid staggering food-price inflation and the rollback of pandemic benefits, access to nutritious and affordable food continues to be one of the most significant challenges facing Native...
May 21
The Biden administration today announced $14 million in grant funding available through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Brownfields Job Training Program.
 
Indian Country forestry is improving, even with challenges ahead. That was the broad conclusion at the 47th Annual National Indian Timber Symposium in Cherokee, N.C. last week.
Entrepreneur Dana Thompson (Wahpeton-Sisseton, Mdewakanton Dakota), co-founder of the award-winning Owamni restaurant in Minneapolis, has launched a new social impact company and adult beverage brand called “Heti.”
In a move hailed as a "significant step forward,” U.S. Reps. Gwen Moore (D-WI) and David Schweikert (R-AZ) introduced the bipartisan Tribal Tax and Investment Reform Act on Wednesday.
Sharon M. Avery, a citizen of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan, was appointed acting chair of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) on May 15, 2024.
The Coquille Indian Tribe and the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) have reached a landmark agreement, paving the way for Oregon's first tribally-owned distillery on the Tribe's sovereign lands in Coos Bay.
Two tribes have been awarded more than a million dollars to support their engagement and consultation efforts regarding offshore wind projects that may impact their tribal interests.
Mno-Bmadsen, the investment arm of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, said it acquired OJS Building Services, Inc. (OJS), a mechanical and building automation systems contractor. Terms were not disclosed.
Utilizing data from a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) database, provided by HigherGov, this analysis reveals a significant trend: the increased use of M&A by Alaska Native Corporations, Native Hawaiian Organizations and Federally Recognized Tribes within the federal contracting industry.
Warm, orange sunlight dapples the forest floor, illuminating a scene of an Ojibwe youth in a red hoodie. Perched nearby, a talking cat chimes in with a warning: don’t give your real name too freely in the forest.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has partnered with the College of Menominee Nation in northeastern Wisconsin on a grant program for the state’s federally recognized tribes and their members.
The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) said it will provide grant funding to six tribal projects through a collaboration with the US Forest Service.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced more than $225 million in funding to enhance drinking water and wastewater services for American Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages.