A menthol ban will empower cartels (Media Share)

COLT opposes Menthol Ban

Please check out this commentary article in the Daily Montanan, written by Marvin Weatherwax, Jr. (current President of the Coalition of Large Tribes) on February 26, 2024. A menthol ban will empower cartels (Media Share) https://dailymontanan.com/2024/02/26/a-menthol-ban-will-empower-cartels/ Our Native American families and communities have been devastated by the proliferation of illegal drugs such as fentanyl.  This epidemic has been fueled by …

COLT Executive Director, OJ Semans, featured on Native America Calling (MEDIA SHARE)

Native America Calling

The Executive Director of the Coalition of Large Tribes and also the co-executive director of Four Directions Vote, OJ Semans, had the opportunity to join Native America Calling today and share his thoughts with a panel on air. Please join us in hearing thoughts on aging and culture in this media share, starting at 6:05 mark into the broadcast. Media …

Special COLT Meeting March 8 & 9, 2024 at Caesars Palace

COLT Special Meeting March 8-9 Las Vegas

We invite you to our Special COLT Meeting at Casaer’s Palace in Las Vegas, March 8th & 9th, 2024. For more information and the agenda please visit the Meetings page. We want to give you an opportunity to see the issues we address as large land-based Tribes that are not being addressed by any other organizations, such as transportation, healthcare …

‘Fractionation just spirals unless you stop it’: Tribes call for more land consolidation funding (Indianz.Com media share)

COLT featured on article from Indianz.com

Media share from Indianz.com on January 31st, 2024, featuring our own Marvin Weatherwax, Jr. – please read their article using the link below: MEDIA SHARE ARTICLE ‘Fractionation just spirals unless you stop it’: Tribes call for more land consolidation funding (Indianz.Com media share) Tribes call for more land consolidation fundingWednesday, January 31, 2024By Acee AgoyoIndianz.Com WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Biden …

COLT Leaders Testify in Support of Expansion, Flexibility and Increased Funding for Land Buy-Back

COLT Chairman Marvin Weatherwax and Ryman LeBeau, Chairman, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe testify during subcommittee January 30th, 2024 in Washington D.C. Examining the Opportunities and Challenges of Land Consolidation in Indian Country The Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs held an oversight hearing titled “Examining the Opportunities and Challenges of Land Consolidation in Indian Country” on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, …

Wuttunee-Wadsworth Retires as the Donzia Gift Shop Manager for Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

January 11, 2024 For Immediate Release (from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes):  Fort Hall, Idaho – After twelve years of service to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Enterprise, Bonnie Wuttunee-Wadsworth announced her retirement as the Donzia Gift Shop Manager. The Donzia Gift Shop is located inside the Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel and until recently was managed by the Tribal Enterprise. It is now being managed …

Navajo Nation’s objection to landing human remains on the moon prompts last-minute White House meeting (Media Share CNN)

Navajo Nation’s objection to landing human remains on the moon prompts last-minute White House meeting

January 6, 2024 Media Share from article on CNN January 6th, 2024, original article can be found here: https://www.cnn.com/2024/01/05/world/peregrine-moon-mission-navajo-nation-objection-human-remains-scn/index.html Navajo Nation’s objection to landing humWhile NASA is the primary customer on this mission, it’s still one customer among many paying to put technology and cargo on Astrobotic’s lunar lander.an remains on the moon prompts last-minute White House meeting (Media Share …

President Nygren to Hold Press Conference Jan. 5th Regarding the Sending of Human Remains to the Moon

Monument Valley sunrise in Navajo Nation

January 5, 2024 Press Conference for Navajo Nation: Navajo Nation President Nygren invites members of the media to a press conference regarding the Navajo Nation’s objection to sending human remains to the moon. The press conference aims to shed light on the precedence and implication of such an initiative, most importantly respecting Indigenous rights and practices Register Below: Welcome! You …