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Bergal Mitchell III admitted he took $338,000 from a fraudulent land purchase.


Local officials have raised concerns about a casino even though Chairman John Berrey has repeatedly insisted there aren't plans for one.


By a unanimous vote, an en banc panel of the court rejected all of the challenges raised by the state of California.


The tribe spent nearly eight years trying to get the 410-acre site placed in trust.


Chairwoman Kathryn Morgan warned that the process will take at least two years, if not longer, to complete.


It only took nearly eight years, but the Bureau of Indian Affairs has finally approved a land-into-trust application for the southern California tribe.


Chairman John Berrey said the tribe's land-into-trust application for an ancestral site is about cultural preservation, not gaming.


A group called the Stop the Casino 101 sued Gov. Jerry Brown (D), but not the tribe, for signing a Class III gaming compact.


The tribe will start a planning process but won't use the land for gaming. A land-into-trust application won't be filed either.


The tribe has no plans to convert the Miccosukee Golf and Country Club into a casino but that hasn't stopped the opposition.


Chairman John Berrey has insisted a casino is not in the works for ancestral land in Little Rock, the state capital.


The tribe has no plans for a casino in Central Arkansas, so why not put a conservation easement on the 160 acres?


Chairman John Berrey has been meeting with local officials to discuss the tribe's land-into-trust application.


Individual tribal leaders, including Chairman John Berrey, have been added to the state's lawsuit as defendants.


Some local officials want the tribe to state that it won't use the land in Little Rock for gaming but that wouldn't necessarily bar a casino in the future.


Chairman John Berrey told the Bureau of Indian Affairs that there are no plans to change the use of the land.


The tribe has filed a land-into-trust application for 160 acres of its former reservation.


The mayor of Little Rock is among those who are questioning whether a casino is right for the area.


The tribe still needs to clear the land-into-trust process and would need to negotiate a Class III gaming compact.


The tribe's 152-acre reservation was placed in trust earlier this week.


Opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- are still in court trying to stop the project.


The Louisiana-based tribe paid $6 million for a site in DeKalb County, Georgia.


The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a mixed victory to the northern California tribe.


The tribe has offered to close its existing casino and move operations to a larger site.


The tribe paid $1.1 million for eight parcels totaling 17 acres.


The tribe has secured a favorable land determination from the National Indian Gaming Commission.


The tribe is buying about 67 acres in New Mexico for $980,000 plus closing costs and expenses.


The tribe plans to open a $26 million Class II facility in Medford, Oregon.


Chief Glenda Wallace said development options will be discussed with the local community.


The agency is working on the land-into-trust application and the environmental impact statement for the project.


Plans are in the preliminary stages but would include a hotel.


Plans are still in the preliminary stages but could involve a land swap with the U.S. Forest Service.


The tribe's general counsel, however, said there are no plans to expand the casino.


The judges criticized the state for waiting more than a decade to challenge the status of land placed in trust for the tribe in 1994.


Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) clashed repeatedly at the hearing.


The bill can now be sent to President Barack Obama for his signature with the goal of ending a lawsuit that one lawmaker described as 'frivolous.'


Tribes across the nation are closely watching the case out of fear it will lead to more litigation over trust land acquisitions that were finalized years ago.


The case is being closely watched throughout Indian Country.


The tribe paid $100 million for the 297-acre site and is repaying its gaming partner for the land.


A federal judge expressed frustration with a non-Indian landowner who wants a monetary payment in connection with the casino owned by the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians.


The Cherokee Nation will relocate one of its casinos as part of a $170 million development.


The hearing comes two years after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Salazar v. Patchak.


The Cherokee Springs Plaza will include a casino, two hotels, retail, office space and a convention center on 150-acres in Tahlequah.


Tribes, tribal organizations and the Department of Justice have submitted briefs in hopes of preventing land acquisitions from being challenged long after they have been finalized.


Tribes across the nation are closely watching the case out of fear it will open the doors to even more litigation over trust land acquisitions

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