Joe Valandra
3/11/13

I have been thinking about the “Indian Land problems” that continue to swirl around DC....

Matthew Ricchiazzi
2/20/13

Jack Abramoff went to prison on that charge. So did an aide to Tom DeLay. They conspired to defraud Indian Tribes of honest services....

Bryan Newland
1/19/13

Sunday officially marks the conclusion of President Obama’s first term in office—as well as the beginning of his second term....

Gale Courey Toensing
1/14/13
The Department of the Interior plans to complete the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s application for trust land for gaming in January...
Gale Courey Toensing
10/16/12
The Department of Interior has rejected the casino compact between the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, saying it unfairly gives the state too much mo...
Fred Wszolek
10/4/12

In 2004, largely under the mainstream media radar, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) dispossessed Native Americans. But this time, it was not their lands that were being taken away—it was their sovereignty....

Gale Courey Toensing
10/1/12
National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Chairman Ernie Stevens Jr., a citizen of the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin, says there was “a real sense of tribal unity” at the Democratic Na...
Jack Duran
9/27/12

Recently, the California Governor, Jerry Brown, authorized the Class III gaming compacts of two landless tribes, the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians and Estom Yumeka Maidu (Enterprise Rancheria), who had petitioned the state to operate tribal gaming facilities outside of their traditional re...

Cedric Cromwell
9/22/12

It was with great interest that I read Harold Monteau’s editorial, “Regarding Gaming Compacts and Their ‘Illusory Exclusivity,’” in...

Harold Monteau
9/21/12

The tribal-state gaming compact between the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, recently submitted to the Department of Interior (DOI or Secretary) appears to have bumped Montana (tribes treated like tavern owners) out of 1st place for the distinction f...

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