Editorial: Racino would break promise to tribes (June 28, 2005)

"Minnesotans may not yet know (we don't, at this writing) whether their state government is going to be fully operational or partially shuttered next weekend. But they know more than they did a few weeks ago about the priorities of...

Tribal leaders to testify at Indian gaming hearing (June 28, 2005)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding its second oversight hearing on the regulation of Indian gaming today. The witness list [Link] is as follows: Panel I Vivian Juan-Saunders, Chairwoman, Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona Dallas Massey, Sr., Chairman, White...

Oklahoma tribe sues in hopes of landing casino deal (June 28, 2005)

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma filed suit against the state of Ohio on Monday in hopes of negotiating a gaming compact. The tribe is claiming more than 93,000 acres of ancestral land in western and southern Ohio. But...

Four Michigan tribes announce Detroit-area casino (June 28, 2005)

Four Michigan tribes announced plans for a casino in the Detroit area on Monday. The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, the Hannahville Indian Community, the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake...