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...
Gale Courey Toensing
11/18/13
Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation , was appointed by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on September 4, 2013, to serve a three-year term as Associate...
Ryan Seelau & Ian Record
11/8/13

In the first part of this two-part series, we provided a short history of the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case State of Michigan v....

Gabriel Galanda & Ryan Dreveskracht
11/6/13

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....

Ryan Seelau & Ian Record
11/5/13

This column is part one of a two-part series....

Oliver J. Semans
10/28/13

On October 10, my wife Barb and I were able to attend the oral arguments before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on the Mark Wandering Medicine versus Custer. Mr....

Paul Moorehead
10/25/13

In 1987, the Supreme Court decided California v. Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, holding that a state could not prohibit gaming conducted on Indian lands if it allowed similar games by other persons in the state....

Gale Courey Toensing
9/27/13
In the decade before Congress passed the 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, approximately 80 Indian tribes were engaged in some form of gaming, mostly bingo and card games, generat...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/26/13
An increase in Indian gaming revenues in 2012 of almost three percent offers “economic encouragements” for Indian country, according to the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC)...
Paul Moorehead
7/26/13

In fiscal year 2014, the federal government will spend about $3.8 trillion, which breaks down into mandatory spending (64 percent), interest on the national debt (6 percent), and discretionary spending (30 percent)....

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