Connecticut summit to show tribal gaming impact (June 13, 2007)

The first Native American Economic Impact Summit is being held in Hartford, Connecticut, on Thursday. The summit will highlight the impact of tribal gaming on the state. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe operate two highly successful...

Oneida Nation vows litigation on compact issue (June 13, 2007)

The Oneida Nation of New York vows "a whole lot of litigation" if the Interior Department tries to close the Turning Stone Resort Casino, a tribal attorney said. The casino opened under a 1993 compact with the state that was...

Narragansett chief worried about Massachusetts (June 13, 2007)

The leader of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island says the state will lose money if a casino opens in Massachusetts. Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas was upset that the owners of a racetrack in Rhode Island now plan to finance...

Quechan protesters arrested at planned casino site (June 13, 2007)

Members of the Quechan Nation were arrested on Tuesday for protesting at the tribe's planned casino site in Imperial County, California. Priscilla Prettybird and the protesters set up a ceremonial sweat lodge at the site. She said the historically...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe looking for more land (June 13, 2007)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is looking for more land in the town of Middleboro. The tribe and its backers already purchased 125 acres in the town for $1.76 million and have options on 200 more acres. But the...