Listening Lounge: Senate hearing on gaming (February 28, 2006)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing on Indian gaming this morning. The witnesses included four tribal and non-tribal people from Oregon, where the Warm Springs Tribes are proposing an off-reservation casino. You can download audio files in MP3...

Cowlitz man ordered to limit contact with tribal critic (February 28, 2006)

A judge in Washington has ordered David Barnett, a member of the Cowlitz Tribe and spokesperson for the tribe's casino proposal, to limit his contact with an opponent of the casino. Barnett cannot phone or send e-mail to Kamie Biehl,...

Churches: No Turtle Mountain off-reservation casino (February 28, 2006)

"It is with unity and great passion for our community that the Evangelical Pastors Fellowship publicly objects to the building and operating of a casino within the City of Grand Forks. During a Nov. 8, 2004, address to the mayor...

Massachusetts tribe not seen as threat to gaming bill (February 28, 2006)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts isn't likely to gain approval to open a casino in the state because the review process is too complex, a Democratic state senator said. The tribe says it will have the right to open...