Ernest L. Stevens Jr. & Kevin Leecy

As the chairman and vice chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, we offer this Columbus Day message on behalf of the 184 tribes that form our organization....

10/14/13
Gale Courey Toensing
8/16/13
A California congressman has introduced a far-reaching tax reform bill clarifying that sovereign tribal nations are as tax exempt as states and other nations...
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...

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