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Nooksack Tribe accepting slot tickets while casino remains closed

Written by at June 22, 2017

The Nooksack Tribe has yet to comment publicly on the status of its shuttered casino in Washington.

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains confident of approval of casino

Written by at June 22, 2017

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe expects to hear a decision on its long-awaited casino in Massachusetts by June 27.

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Pueblo tribes dispute state’s demand for $40M in gaming revenues

Written by at June 22, 2017

The state of New Mexico continues to try and squeeze more and more gaming revenues out of tribes.

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Connecticut tribes welcome court decision favoring new casino law

Written by at June 22, 2017

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are praising a federal court decision in favor of a law that paved the way for their new casino in Connecticut.

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Quapaw Tribe’s $1M Processing Plant Will Aid its Farm-to-Fork Goals and Economic Development

Written by at June 21, 2017

Quapaw members, traditionally agricultural people, are embracing a farm-to-fork lifestyle and economic development with their soon-to-open processing plant for bison and cattle meat.

Today, bison, goats and about 500 head of cattle roam 1,500 acres of the tribe’s Ottawa County plains in northeastern Oklahoma. Gardens and greenhouses grow fresh veggies and herbs, and some 50 beehives produce honey that the tribe hopes to develop for market. The tribe may add poultry to the mix,

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Wilton Rancheria accused of working too closely with city on casino

Written by at June 21, 2017

It took the Wilton Rancheria more than three years to gain federal approval for a casino in northern California but opponents are accusing the tribe of rushing through the process.

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Another former leader of Winnebago Tribe pleads in gaming theft case

Written by at June 20, 2017

Charles Aldrich, a former council member, admitted to one count of theft from a gaming establishment in a case that ensnared nine former leaders of the Winnebago Tribe.

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waits on casino ruling from Trump team

Written by at June 20, 2017

A June 19 deadline came and went without word on the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s land-into-trust application in Massachusetts.

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Director Valerie Red-Horse Mohl Talks About ‘Mankiller’ Documentary and Premiere

Written by at June 19, 2017

‘Mankiller’ documentary on the life of Wilma Mankiller by director Valerie Red-Horse Mohl, premieres at Los Angeles Film Festival in Culver City

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Muscogee Nation asserts authority at allotment where casino was proposed

Written by at June 19, 2017

The Muscogee Nation is warning one of its citizens not to engage in gaming on his allotment in Oklahoma.

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, June 18, 2017

Written by at June 18, 2017

Chokecherry medicine, a tragic death in police custody, and Pocahontas in the Senate in Indian country during the Week That Was, June 18, 2017.

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How Did I Miss That? Schools Don’t Teach About Dakota 38; Remember the Removal Bike Ride

Written by at June 16, 2017

My Republican cousin Ray Sixkiller had that twinkle in his eye I haven’t seen for some time. I think he’s seeing the light at the end of the Trump tunnel in the special prosecutor taking on the obstruction of justice charge and in the lawsuits claiming The Trump Organization is raking in hundreds of thousands of dollars from foreign sources. Trump’s claim that he placed his foreign assets in a trust is nothing but smoke and mirrors.

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NIGC Orders Immediate Closure of Nooksack Indian Tribe Casino

Written by at June 16, 2017

The Nooksack Indian Tribe has been ordered to close the Northwood Casino by the National Indian Gaming Commission due to multiple violations.

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Nooksack Tribe told to close casino amid leadership and citizenship feud

Written by at June 16, 2017

The National Indian Gaming Commission has ordered the Nooksack Tribe to close its casino in Washington.

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MMCT Venture Celebrates Green Light to Build Connecticut’s Third Casino

Written by at June 15, 2017

After a two-year push for authorization, the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal nations are celebrating the June 7 approval of a bill paving the way for them to build Connecticut’s third casino. The House reached their 103-46 decision on the last day of the General Assembly’s annual session.

The joint casino venture, MMCT, will involve transforming a former movie theater complex in East Windsor into a $300 million satellite casino. The tribes,

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Connecticut tribes heap praise on senior Trump administration official

Written by at June 14, 2017

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe believe a letter from the Department of the Interior helped them get over the finish line for their proposed casino.

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University of Washington offers gaming and hospitality program

Written by at June 13, 2017

A partnership with the Washington Indian Gaming Association will connect students to the tribal casino industry.

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First Nations start work on seventh gaming facility in Saskatchewan

Written by at June 13, 2017

Profits from a new gaming facility in Saskatchewan will benefit all First Nations in the province.

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Seminole Tribe announces new Hard Rock hotel but without casino

Written by at June 13, 2017

The Seminole Tribe continues to expand its hospitality empire with a new facility in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Sod Turning Celebrates Lloydminster Casino, Straddling Alberta and Saskatchewan Provinces

Written by at June 12, 2017

Shovels broke earth for the official sod turning of a casino in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, this morning. The ceremony, hosted by the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA), and its development partners, the Border Tribal Council and Little Pine First Nation, featured a site dedication, updated development plans, and a construction timeline. This will be SIGA’s seventh casino.

While the City of Lloydminster uniquely straddles Canada’s provincial border between Alberta and Saskatchewan, the casino will be located on the Saskatchewan side of Lloydminster,

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Restaurant set to open on site of failed Kialegee Tribal Town casino

Written by at June 12, 2017

Gaming is still on the table on an Indian allotment in Oklahoma that was the subject of a political and legal controversy.

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Larry Roberts, Former Acting Indian Affairs Secretary Joins Kilpatrick Townsend

Written by at June 12, 2017

Larry Roberts and Keith Harper both recently joined the law firm of Kilpatrick Townsend to add to the firm’s portfolio of Indian Law lawyers.

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Blood For Oil 100 Years Later

Written by at June 12, 2017

Killers of the Flower Moon shows that 100 years after the Reign of Terror in Osage we still have genetic and ethnic Indians trading blood for oil.

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Occupation of Alcatraz Architect Chats with ICMN on Anniversary

Written by at June 11, 2017

Adam Fortunate Eagle, one of the occupation of Alcatraz organizers, speaks with ICMN about how one of the most successful protests for Natives began, and how it ended.

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10 Things You Should Know About the Tulalip Tribes

Written by at June 9, 2017

10 Things You Should Know About the Tulalip Tribes

The Tulalip Tribes is a strong, influential Indigenous Nation – one of the largest sources of jobs in its region and a political force to be reckoned with.

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