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...
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
Gale Courey Toensing
10/5/12
National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) Chairwoman Tracie Stevens proudly reported at the 2011 Global Gaming Expo (G2E) that the commission was “new and improved.” This claim came...
Jack Duran

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...

9/27/12
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
Devon G. Peña, Ph.D.

One of the consequences of the conquest and settlement of North and South America by Europeans was the displacement and destruction of native biological and cultural diversity....

8/1/12
Dwanna L. Robertson

If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me about receiving money from Indian casinos, I might be relatively rich. No such luck. Non-Native people generally assume Indians are getting rich from tribal casinos, and often engage in intensive question-and-answer sessions when challenged....

6/23/12
Joseph Valandra

The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) recently published discussion drafts of a set of regulations for Class II....

4/4/12
Rob Capriccioso
4/4/12
From “not in my backyard” complaints to state and federal politics to flat-out racism, there are plenty of reasons why opponents of Indian gaming are waging war...

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