Mark C. Van Norman

In the Baby Veronica case, Associate Supreme Court Justice Thomas writes that the Indian Child Welfare Act is unconstitutional because it is not “commerce” in the sense of “trade.” Domestic relations, he says, are left to the states....

7/14/13
Stephanie Woodard
6/25/13
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe’s chairman and casino are boycotting suppliers of goods and services in Chamberlain, South Dakota, following the refusal of the local high school to allo...
Ernie Stevens Jr.
5/26/13
The following is a statement by Ernie Stevens Jr., National Indian Gaming Association chairman: For many, this weekend marks the beginning of summer...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/25/13
Dennis Banks, the famous Ojibway co-founder of the American Indian Movement, teacher, lecturer, author and activist, is still going strong...
Jamie Fullmer

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....

4/18/13
Gale Courey Toensing
4/12/13
Each year the National Indian Gaming Association presents its highest honor – the Wendell A...
Robert Odawi Porter

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....

4/5/13
Gale Courey Toensing
3/27/13
Kevin Washburn, the Interior Department’s Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, could not attend the National Indian Gaming Association’s 28 th Annual Tradeshow and Convention in...
Gale Courey Toensing
3/27/13
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, the legislation that dramatically changed the economic landscape for tribal nations with ca...
ICTMN Staff
12/21/12
Take a look back at April 2012's biggest stories from the pages of our weekly magazine, This Week From Indian Country Today . Who Owns the Grand Canyon?...

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