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Feb 29, 2016, 19:08 ET Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Breaks Ground For Medical Cannabis Dispensary In Downtown Las Vegas

 Today, the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, a federally-recognized sovereign nation, announced plans for the development of a medical cannabis...


Feb 29, 2016, 17:22 ET DiCaprio Wins and So Does Arikara

MHA Language Project congratulates Leonardo DiCaprio on his Academy Award for The Revenant and has invited him to participate in a traditional...


Feb 29, 2016, 13:00 ET National Indian Gaming Commission Lowers Gaming Operations Fee Rate

The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) announced today that it will again lower the preliminary annual fee rate for Indian gaming operations....