GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states that have legalized the drug.
HELENA — The Chippewa Cree tribe’s former health director and two former leaders of a tribe-owned online payday loan company secretly received more than a third of the revenues of the company that has made $25 million since 2011, new court documents revealed.
During the past few years I have encouraged Native American tribal governments to move their elections to coincide with the national elections in November.
WASHINGTON — A glimpse of the passionate loyalty inspired by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the insurgent group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, comes in a recent video made by a 20-year-old Muslim recruit from the British city of Cardiff, Wales.
WASHINGTON — What would an effective, quick response to the catastrophic civil wars in Iraq and Syria look like? Sometimes in foreign policy, as in sports, it can be useful to visualize the right technique and then hit the ball.
Ninety years ago, the U.S. Congress granted American Indians the ironic right to become citizens of their own land.
AMMAN, Jordan — Iraq appears to be slipping back into civil war, and Sheik Zaydan Aljabiri, one of the political leaders of the Sunni insurgent group known as the Tribal Revolutionaries, seems confident that his side is winning.
HELENA — A Chippewa Cree tribal council member has returned to his position after federal prosecutors dropped embezzlement charges against him.
An opposition group pushed for the ouster of Blackfeet Tribal Business Council members Tuesday during a rally outside the tribal offices that attendees said led to at least six arrests.
HAVRE — The Chippewa Cree's governing council has suspended the tribe's chairman on allegations of neglect and misconduct, but Ken St. Marks says the body took action against him because of his cooperation with a federal corruption investigation.
HELENA — The $47 million U.S. Senate race between Democrat Jon Tester and Republican Denny Rehberg was Montana's top news story of 2012, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of state editors.
Russell Means, a former American Indian Movement activist who helped lead the 1973 uprising at Wounded Knee, reveled in stirring up attention and appeared in several Hollywood films, has died. He was 72.