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SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — A cannabis company is working with two Michigan-based tribes and is involved in active discussions with others to open marijuana dispensaries on trust lands throughout the state. 

Chairman of the Yurok Tribe, Joseph James
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KLAMATH, Calif. — The Yurok Tribe is investing a portion of the money it received from the CARES Act in what it’s describing as a game-changing project to boost broadband connectivity on its reservation in northern California.

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BILLINGS, Mont. — While many small businesses have struggled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Native-owned Keya LLC has found a way to turn a crisis into an opportunity. 

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. –– The Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is laying off more than half of its workforce, about 1,600 workers, as a result of the economic challenges brought on by the COVID-19 shock.  

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Companies owned by a pair of Michigan-based Native American tribes are facing what one tribal executive described as “circular exclusion” from the body that certifies Minority Business Enterprises. 

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Here's a round-up of business news involving tribes and Native-owned businesses including the maker of the popular TANKA Bar, the law firm that helped win the McGirt case, a California tribe that wants to build a prison on its reservation, an Alaska Native Corporation board member who was fined for a Facebook post, and more.   

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NEW BUFFALO, Mich. — Sports betting is now live at the three tribally owned Four Winds Casinos in Southwest Michigan.

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — About three dozen non-gaming business entities owned and managed by Michigan tribes generated more than a quarter-billion dollars in economic impact across the state last year, according to a new study.

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Native News Online announced today that Kyle Edwards has joined the staff as its first-ever managing editor. The hire is part of the publication’s broader initiative to expand its coverage of Indian Country and build its audience of Native and non-Native readers.