The recent legal decision in the case of King Mountain Tobacco v. the State of Washington has become quite the topic in reservation business conversation.
The virtual currency, bitcoin, recently gained attention as its trading value topped $140 US per coin on April 2.
The potential impacts of Internet gaming legalization was a major topic at last month’s National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) convention. Another critical topic, not surprisingly, was economic diversification and Tribes’ ability to pursue and manage the process of planning for change.
Congress is now considering the legalization of gambling over the Internet. Indian country, which has invested billions of dollars in traditional “bricks and mortar” businesses, should be extremely worried about this effort.
I have been thinking about the “Indian Land problems” that continue to swirl around DC.
As the Indian tribal industry expands and refines its function and focus, labor relations and labor contract negotiations becomes more important and an integral part of any successful business. As we have seen with San Manual Indian Bingo & Casino, 341 NLRB No.
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A recent study by the economist John Dunham on behalf of the New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) attempted to show that untaxed packs of cigarettes were acquired on a one to one basis for every taxable pack of cigarettes purchased by New York State citizens.
As Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence enters her fourth week on a hunger strike outside the Canadian parliament, thousands of protesters in Los Angeles, London, Minneapolis and New York City, voice their support.
Currently before the Interior Department are two California “off reservation” casino proposals that carry the support of California Governor Jerry Brown.
If you think the era of political correctness has taught U.S. and European advertisers to create campaigns that are sensitive and intelligent, think again.
Everything is not a matter of opinion and all opinions are not equal. In the U.S., we frame all policy arguments in terms of liberty, and since we don’t teach critical thought, who wins the framing dispute wins the argument.
Tribal economic development is a complex issue, but important to the future development of tribal economies. Tribes get a wide variety of projects pitched to them. And not all of them are potentially beneficial.
We, as American Indians, have a great need. It has been here for quite some time and on many levels: economic, educational, health, entertainment and a general better way of life. This great need requires one thing, and that is free broadband access on American Indian lands.