Gabriel S. Galanda

For many Indian families, tribal per capita payments help meet their most basic needs. They buy food, pay heating bills, make car payments, and open savings accounts....

8/13/14
Ryan Seelau & Ian Record

On May 27, the U.S. Supreme Court finally handed down its decision in the Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community case....

6/24/14
Rob Capriccioso
2/3/14
On January 21, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals launched the latest federal assault on tribal land, ruling 2 -1 in Big Lagoon Rancheria v...
Rob Capriccioso
2/3/14
Last year, before anyone knew that Sen. Max Baucus (D-Montana) would decide to retire early from Congress, paving the way for a leadership shuffle that would lead to Sen...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/23/14
The Shinnecock Indian Nation was petitioner number 4 on the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ list of tribes seeking federal recognition in 1978 soon after the agency established the seven...
Tim Moore

While many officials have fully embraced the job-creating gaming operations of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, some other officials have expressed opposition to the Catawba Indian Nation’s proposal to create another 4,000 gaming-related jobs in Cleveland County....

12/28/13
Tanya Lee
11/22/13
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is vetting applications for three Class III casino-resorts in the state, one each in Region A (Eastern Massachusetts), Region B (Western Massach...
Rob Capriccioso
11/21/13
When should tribal sovereignty for all trump the sovereignty of one tribe? That’s a question many in Indian country are pondering as the U.S...
Ryan Seelau & Ian Record

In the first part of this two-part series, we provided a short history of the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case State of Michigan v....

11/8/13
Gabriel Galanda & Ryan Dreveskracht

With a case of potentially catastrophic consequence for Indian country now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, all of the players who can possibly prevent the disaster are either sitting on their hands or pointing fingers....

11/6/13

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