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7 Michigan tribes, tribal entities receive $1M in federal workforce training funding
Seven Native American tribes and tribal entities in Michigan have received more than $1 million in U.S. Department of Labor funding to provide workforce development services to low-income adults and youth.
‘SO FAR APART:’ U.P. tribe’s venture into cannabis highlights tension with state as potential compact talks continue
Since the Bay Mills Indian Community announced plans in August to launch a vertically integrated cannabis business, accusations about the state’s unwillingness to work with the tribe and the state’s own relative silence highlight what tribal experts say is a complicated web of state regulation and tribal sovereignty.
Casino closures make case for Michigan tribes’ further economic diversification
In mid March of this year, all 24 of Michigan’s tribally operated casinos fell silent, their more than 22,280 slot machines spitting out their final paydays for lucky patrons or taking one last injection of cash for the house.
Michigan tribes awarded $4.5 million in COVID-19 funding from HUD
Michigan’s 12 federally recognized Native American tribes have been awarded $4.5 million in block grants for affordable housing activities to protect the health and safety of their tribal citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic.
INDIAN COUNTRY: Tribes grapple with how to approach cannabis economically, legally
Native American tribes that want to participate in Michigan’s fledgling cannabis industry face many bureaucratic hurdles.
Niche law firm relocates HQ to downtown GR
GRAND RAPIDS — A niche law firm plans to relocate its Michigan headquarters to downtown, MiBiz has learned.