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"This is national native news. Megan camera in for Antonio Gonzalez two months after a northern Arapaho man was fatally shot by police in Wyoming the attorney attorney for Fremont County announced. Recently the officers actions were justified and that his office would not take further action on the case. Wyoming public media reports fifty eight-year-old old Anderson Antelope was killed outside a Walmart in Riverton Fremont County Attorney Patrick. Lebron said antelope was intoxicated and would not comply with the officers orders. He he said antelope tried to stab the officer in the chest. But the officers armored vest prevented it from penetrating. Lebron said the officer whose name still has not been released had no other option but to shoot but family members say they doubt antelope was a threat. They said he had a brain injury that resulted in bouts of confusion and he suffered from chronic alcoholism family and community members. Want the name of the officer released as well as body. Cameras or surveillance footage. The county coroner plans to conduct a public inquest. That would allow a jury of three three citizens to review evidence and make a judgment on the cause of death. Lebron opposes that plan saying it would not serve any purpose would delay. The healing process organizers the proposed charter school in North Carolina centered around an indigenous curriculum remain hopeful their application will be revived by the State Board of Education this week the school's pulls application was rejected by an advisory panel last month because its members thought the curriculum was too divisive. The school intends to use red pedagogy based on on a book that's critical of how the US government treated native Americans throughout history. Dr Brenda dial. DC is vice chair of the proposed old mainstream academy she. She told native America calling. She hopes the board of Education sees the value and importance of the school. For what we're asking for to become to bill neely appropriate. And you'll have at that record but to integrate the relevancy. The indigenous Keith is that exists better historical and they're becoming not known because the community if not into schools any longer. The charter school originally aimed to start next year. With as many as two hundred k through fourth grade students they planned to expand to at least four hundred students in five years. One member of the Charter School Advisory Board expressed concerns. The school didn't focus enough. On the greatness of America a bill establishing federal recognition for the Lombi tribe is getting its first committee hearing in the US House of Representatives on Wednesday. The bill was introduced in March and instill has a number of hurdles to clear tribal leaders. Say They have secured bipartisan support from elected leaders in both the House and the Senate it amends. The original Nineteen fifty-six Congressional Action Action that purported to recognize the Lombi but failed to secure adequate legal protections for the benefits that other federally recognized tribes have in Wyoming the eastern Eastern Shona tribe is exploring legalizing medical marijuana and hemp production. The Casper Star Tribune reports the tribes. General Council voted in September to allow a group of several eastern SHOSHONI members to create a plan that could be voted on members have been meeting for about six months and they told the Star Tribune. There are no plans to legalize recreational marijuana. I WANNA they said their goal is to encourage tribal sovereignty to quote execute and stimulate tribal self reliance advocates argue hemp production and cannabis related businesses could could diversify the economy on the wind river reservation and offer alternative treatments for certain medical ailments. Other tribes are following this path. The your tribe in California L. A. -fornia is developing regulations for hemp cultivation the Saint Croix Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin plan to grow hemp in order manufacturer. CBD Oil under a two thousand fourteen eighteen federal law tribes are treated as states and enforcing marijuana laws so federal officials generally will not interfere. Tribes must get approval from the US Department of Agriculture for Hump Production plans. USDA also approved a plan for Wyoming to allow farmers to start growing hemp in two thousand twenty four National Native News. I'm Megan Camera.."