County cites gaming fears in Mishewal Wappo lawsuit (March 9, 2010)

Officials in Sonoma County, California, say the Mishewal Wappo Tribe will try to build a casino if it wins federal recognition. The county wants to intervene in the tribe's lawsuit against the Interior Department. The tribe says its interests will...

Seminole Tribe confirms agreement with First Nations (March 9, 2010)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida confirmed it signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a Hard Rock with a group of 10 First Nations in Saskatchewan. In a statement, the tribal council said it wasn't involved with the Independent...

Gamblers sue Seminole Tribe over 'illegal' card games (March 9, 2010)

Important Update: The website linked below has removed the story from its server. Also, the tribe clarified in an email that it has not been named a defendant in the lawsuit. Two gamblers say the Seminole Tribe of Florida owes...

Twenty-Nine Palms woman loses per capita tax lawsuit (March 9, 2010)

A member of the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians must pay state income taxes on her tribe's per capita payments because she lived on another reservation, the California Court of Appeals ruled. Angelina Mike received $345,000 in revenues...

NCAI joins Tohono O'odham off-reservation casino fight (March 9, 2010)

The National Congress of American Indians passed a resolution last week that opposes HB2297, a bill that seeks to prevent the Tohono O'odham Nation from developing an off-reservation casino in Arizona. NCAI said the bill discriminates against tribes and interferes...