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Tesla's move to sell cars on tribal lands highlights sovereignty

Oct 19, 2022
Tribal nations, just like states, strive to create a regulatory environment that may bring economic benefits.
Tesla's entry into tribal land also means an entry into a  different legal structure.
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On tribal lands, broadband access remains a struggle

Aug 10, 2022
More funding for internet access has been made available during the COVID-19 pandemic, but coordination and permitting are still hurdles.
While a lot of schools, workplaces and medical clinics moved their operations online during the pandemic, many Native communities were left behind.
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A ban on Russian uranium could impact tribal communities in the Southwest

Apr 6, 2022
Some U.S. lawmakers seek to cut off imports, but that might lead to reopening domestic mines.
Some U.S. uranium mines have been closed for over 40 years. If Russian imports are banned, as some lawmakers advocate, they may be reopened.
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