Chef Sean Sherman, Oglala Lakota, born in Pine Ridge, SD, has been cooking across the US and Mexico over the past 30 years, and has become renowned nationally and internationally in the culinary movement of indigenous foods. His main focus has been on the revitalization and evolution of indigenous foods systems throughout North America.
(LAS VEGAS) — Award-winning author and Founder of The Sioux Chef, Chef Sean Sherman has been announced as the Featured Speaker of the 2019 Tribal Green Symposium February 19-20 at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. The Tribal Green Symposium is Indian Country’s premier gathering of Tribal Leaders, regulators, lawmakers, and industry professionals focused on…Read More
Late in the evening of December 10, 2018, the 2018 Farm Bill House/Senate Conference Committee released its Conference Report. The 807-page document is nearly half a foot tall. Hemp is discussed in only a few handfuls of pages. But the impact on the industry is monumental: • The era of hemp prohibition is over. Hemp is now permanently…Read More
Updated November 29, 2018 10:00 AM Can San Joaquin Valley farmers and entrepreneurs make industrial hemp agriculture’s next big commodity? Tom Pires and many others hope so. The Riverdale farmer and cotton cooperative manager is among those who see huge potential in the multi-use crop, now that the state is in the process of establishing…Read More
Tribal Cannabis and Hemp Symposium Focused on Economic Development Coming to Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort
(LAS VEGAS) — Tribal leaders and tribal representatives from across Indian Country have begun applying online for registration to the 2nd Annual Tribal GREEN Symposium & Golf Tournament at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort (slated for November 13-15, 2018.) The Symposium is being hosted by Native Network Consulting–one of the nation’s leading Women- and…Read More
(LAS VEGAS) — In less than two months, tribal leaders, lawmakers and regulators will be convening at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort for a three-day symposium to discuss how Native American tribes can build a roadmap to economic development through industrial hemp production. “The Tribal Green Symposium was really created for Indian Country, by…Read More
(LAS VEGAS) — Tribal leaders, lawmakers and regulators will be convening later this year at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort for a three-day symposium focused on tribal economic development. The Tribal Green Symposium confirmed this week that Joy Beckerman, a long-time veteran of the industrial hemp industry will be leading a session at that…Read More
(LAS VEGAS) — In a recent announcement, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) rescheduled the first ever plant-based cannabis drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from a Schedule 1 to a Schedule V drug. Epidiolex, the groundbreaking drug designed to treat rare epilepsy conditions, will now join some cough syrups in the looser…Read More
The Senate approved a massive farm and agriculture bill, marking off one of the remaining crucial items on its to-do list.
Senators voted 87-13 on the legislation, which was unveiled on Monday night after months of closed-door negotiations. The bill now heads to the President.
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