NIGA Chairman Ernest L. Stevens, Jr., and NIGA Vice Chairman Kevin Leecy
12/19/12
The following is a message by the National Indian Gaming Association on the passing of Sen. Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii) on December 17...
Ernie Stevens Jr.
12/17/12
The following are remarks from Ernie Stevens Jr., chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association following the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14: “Angered...
Mark Fogarty
11/30/12
Amuyich. Potlatch. Yawa’. There are as many American Indian words for giving, or generosity of spirit, or the necessity of acting on your beliefs, as there are Indian languages...
ICTMN Staff
11/23/12
The following is a message from Ernie L. Stevens Jr., chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association: “During this time, many of us celebrate Thanksgiving...
Gale Courey Toensing
11/14/12
Rodney A. Butler was re-elected for a second term as chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council at the tribe’s annual meeting on November 4...
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...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/18/12
John Echohawk More than a dozen lawsuits are clogging federal and state courts in what Native American Rights Fund (NARF) Executive Director John Echohawk called “a judicially-crea...
ICTMN Staff
9/16/12
Jess Green Jess Green, an attorney and citizen of the Chickasaw Nation , who dedicated his life to advocating for Native American people lost his battle with neuroendocrine carcino...
Ernie Stevens, Jr.

This past Saturday, I was notified that Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's Chairman Stanley R. Crooks began his journey to the spirit world. This comes only two days after my visit with him at the St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, Minnesota....

8/27/12
Gale Courey Toensing
8/27/12
Stanley R. Crooks, the beloved chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and revered Indian country leader, died on Saturday, August 25 at the St...

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