Gale Courey Toensing
12/31/08
WASHINGTON – While no whistleblower has come forward – yet - to confirm definitely that the Bush administration’s unwritten federal recognition policy was not to acknowledge any mo...
Patti Jo King, Today correspondent
12/31/08
I n 2007, the National Indian Gaming Association reported that there were 423 Indian gaming establishments operated by 225 tribes in 28 states...
12/31/08
Hard economic times are pinching California, driving the jobless rate up to 8.4 percent and forcing the state to consider major tax increases and draconian cuts in public services...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/31/08
PRIOR LAKE, Minn...
Rick Kearns, Today correspondent
12/31/08
I ndigenous Latin Americans were fighting for their rights in 2008...
12/31/08
The was no Christmas spirit in Arizona recently, as the City of Tucson’s Police Department, assisted by agents from the Arizona Department of Gaming, raided and closed a local priv...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/31/08
WASHINGTON – Two laws authorizing national sex offender registries were highlighted during the year...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/31/08
LOS ANGELES, Ca – It was violence and the tragic deaths of members of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians this year that reignited a long running controversy over Public Law 280 and...
Kate Harries, Today correspondent
12/31/08
TORONTO – Canada was once viewed as a beacon of enlightenment on the world stage – a leader in the field of human rights and peacekeeping...
Patti Jo King, Today correspondent
12/31/08
I n 2008, the current national economic crisis created serious challenges for tribal casinos...

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