Matthew Fletcher: Expect 'uptick' in litigation after Supreme Court decision (May 17, 2017)

The dust is starting to settle after the nation's highest court delivered defeat to Indian Country in a dispute that originated at a tribal casino.

Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel turns casino site into marijuana farm (May 4, 2017)

The southern California tribe is growing marijuana for dispensaries around the state.

Peter d'Errico: Tribes should be ready to stand up for their sovereignty (May 3, 2017)

Are Native nations ready for the challenge to defend what is and isn’t tribal immunity law?

John Kane: Nothing is simple for tribes when dealing with New York (May 2, 2017)

Is counting on the Seneca gaming revenue ignorance, arrogance or intimidation?

Harold Monteau: Supreme Court stirs smelly pot of fish head stew with tribal decision (April 28, 2017)

The SCOTUS decision on Lewis et al. v. Clarke this week could ultimately effect the full ‘vitality’ of tribal sovereign immunity

Jenn Weddle: 'Best possible result' from Supreme Court in sovereignty case (April 26, 2017)

Indian law expert: 'I don’t see that tribes or tribal employees lose any ground as a result of this opinion.'

Dwanna Robertson: Dispelling a common myth about tribal gaming (April 20, 2017)

Indian gaming is a very political issue that is terribly misunderstood outside of Indian country, and I dare say, not well understood within it.

Ernie Stevens: Seneca Nation keeps commitment to its neighbors (April 17, 2017)

Final payment of the Seneca Nation compact with New York has been made, but being a good neighbor to the communities is ongoing.

Stephen Bowers: The real 'Godfather of Indian gaming' passes on (April 5, 2017)

Paying tribute to the late Howard E. Tommie, a former chairman of the Seminole Tribe.

Jason Salsman: Maybe tribal casinos shouldn't book Adam Sandler (April 5, 2017)

‘Here Comes the (Not So) Funny Tour’

Editorial: North Dakota lawmakers right to kill non-Indian gaming bill (March 31, 2017)

The Bismarck Tribune: A top Republican said the resolution wasn’t intended as payback to the tribes for the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.

John Kane: Seneca Nation money train coming to an end in New York (March 24, 2017)

With the Seneca gaming compact coming to an end, will the state and local municipalities finally see the error of their ways?

Charles Banks-Altekruse: Stand up to bullying tactics of shady 'California' group (March 7, 2017)

It’s time to stand up to the bullying tactics of Stand Up to California!

Raymond Hitchcock: The facts about the Wilton Rancheria's casino plan (February 20, 2017)

The chairman of the Wilton Rancheria addresses criticism about the tribe's casino project in California.

Ryan Smith and Mike Smith: Off-reservation gaming in the Trump era (January 25, 2017)

Tribes can gain some insight into how a Republican administration would address off-reservation gaming by looking back to the Bush administration.

Cheryl Schmidt: Public kept in the dark on Wilton Rancheria casino (December 14, 2016)

A group called Stand Up for California is trying to derail the California tribe's plan.

Gabriel Ray: Scotts Valley Band working to re-establish homeland (November 30, 2016)

'We are looking to re-establish a home for our people and we intend to do so as productive partners with our neighbors and our community.'

Paul Seago: Seminole Tribe prevails in gaming dispute in Florida (November 29, 2016)

'To use a gambling parlance – the state busted.'

Matthew Fletcher: Supreme Court case poses new risks to tribes (November 14, 2016)

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a case that will rule on the the limits of legal immunity of tribes and their employees.

Jason Pack: Donald Trump would run America like his failed casinos (November 7, 2016)

'Donald Trump's background as a bully of the casino lobby provides a shockingly accurate picture of how he is likely to govern.'

Randy Noka: Racism at play with anti-tribal votes in Rhode Island (November 4, 2016)

Why are non-Indian interests in Rhode Island asking voters to approve yet another casino while the Narragansett Tribe has been repeatedly denied the same opportunity?

Steve Haycox: Let's hope Indian gaming doesn't come to Alaska (October 7, 2016)

'It's pretty difficult to drive anywhere in America today without seeing an Indian gaming casino.'

Editorial: Oglala Sioux Tribe keeps members in the dark on gaming (September 30, 2016)

How well or how bad are the two casinos owned by the Oglala Sioux Tribe doing?

Rodney Butler and Kevin Brown: Tribes committed to new casino in Connecticut (September 26, 2016)

'Working together, we can safeguard our state's economy and protect hardworking families all across Connecticut.'

Nick Sortal: Miccosukee Tribe loses $1B bet on gaming per capitas (September 6, 2016)

The steadfastly independent Miccosukee Tribe is finally approaching a day of reckoning: paying up on $1 billion in taxes that tribal members have dodged for decades.

Brenda Meade: Coquille Tribe remains patient in quest for casino (September 5, 2016)

All we want is a chance to engage in good-old American competition. Federal law gives us that right.

Brian Fraser: Don't let tribes open casinos anywhere they want (August 29, 2016)

It’s a simple question: Should the Coquille Tribe be allowed to build and operate a Class II casino?

Erica Pinto: Jamul Indian Village planning to debut casino 'soon' (August 26, 2016)

We wish to pursue the American Dream to the best of our ability and for the sake of our people.

Editorial: Donald Trump wages war on the Indian gaming industry (August 18, 2016)

Republican nominee for President, Donald Trump, has been waging war against American Indian Tribes since 1988.

Editorial: Drop the 'charade' against Tohono O'odham Nation's casino (August 18, 2016)

As many people may suspect, the Native American contingent in Arizona is quite influential.

Opinion: Court decisions appear in conflict on tribal gaming rights (August 15, 2016)

Two federal court decisions decided one day apart considered the definitions of 'Indian' under the Indian Reorganization Act.

David Collins: Mohegan Tribe makes wrong call with Chick-fil-A at casino (August 8, 2016)

I find it curious that an American Indian tribe that has built its success on a public policy of righting past wrongs would be so insensitive to civil rights complaints.

John Schneider: New Little Traverse casino is underwhelming (July 21, 2016)

Did you notice all the fanfare associated with the grand opening, around Memorial Day, of the new Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City?

Editorial: Tule River Tribe invests gaming revenues in community (July 6, 2016)

A little more than 20 years ago the leaders of the Tule River Indian Tribe had a vision to develop a casino to ensure the future of the tribe and its people.

Patrick Lambert: Eastern Cherokees in talks for outlet mall and more at casino (July 5, 2016)

An outlet mall, a convention center and new hotel at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina are under discussion.

Editorial: Let's leave gaming to tribes and kill Arkansas casino bid (June 28, 2016)

There are already too many opportunities to lose the light bill in this state without inviting stand-alone, 24/7 casinos.

Editorial: Decision opens door for more off-reservation casinos (June 20, 2016)

Seattle Times: What’s more dangerous is the precedent Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s approval may set for other tribes to expand their operations off reservations.

Ben Nighthorse Campbell: Pass the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act (June 13, 2016)

Tribal sovereignty isn’t just a slogan, and it isn’t just limited to programs and services.

Clint Halftown: Cayuga Nation faced little choice but to go to court (June 9, 2016)

While we will vigorously defend our rights in court when left with no other option, negotiation, not litigation, is our preferred method of dispute resolution.

Editorial: Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino bid leads to big fight (June 9, 2016)

If the tribe is successful in its appeal, it will not be the residents of tribal lands who will determine the character of Aquinnah — mostly friends and neighbors — but the majority of the tribe’s voting members.

Tim Steller: Money motivates Tohono O'odham Nation casino spat (June 8, 2016)

The state administration elected with the help of Phoenix-area tribes is defending its interests against a Tucson-area tribe that opposed this administration’s election.

Editorial: Cayuga Nation can't claim sovereignty over gaming site (June 6, 2016)

With a federal appeals court panel's ruling last week reinstating the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York lawsuit against Union Springs, the village has a few options to consider.

Dean Obeidallah: Donald Trump's smears go back to the first Americans (June 2, 2016)

If you think Donald Trump just started demonizing minority groups for personal gain during this current presidential campaign, then you don’t know Trump.

Robert Jumper: Gaming leads Eastern Cherokees to bright future (May 23, 2016)

Tremendous good has been provided to our people as a result of the Tribe’s gamble back in 1994.

Editorial: North Fork Rancheria gaming plan must come to an end (May 19, 2016)

It shouldn’t take an act of Congress for common sense to prevail. But in the case of the casino project that wouldn’t die, that’s what it’s come to.

Editorial: Suquamish Tribe shares casino funds with community (May 17, 2016)

We raise our hands in thanks. Hy’sh’qa, Suquamish Tribe, for your generosity and your continued stewardship in your historical territory.

Steve Stallings: Compact process respects tribal and state rights (May 16, 2016)

The opinions expressed in The Sacramento Bee’s editorial are very concerning and full of misleading information on the state compacting process.

Bryan Newland: Bill grants states a veto over tribal gaming rights (May 16, 2016)

H.R.5079 would mark a dramatic shift in congressional policy, because it would modify the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to subject tribes to a state veto of the rights recognized in the Cabazon Supreme Court decision.

Rick Farinelli: Lawmaker wrong to sponsor anti-Indian casino bill (May 16, 2016)

For more than 12 years the North Fork Rancheria has diligently pursued its gaming project as specifically allowed by federal law and prevailed through every local, state and federal administrative review and approval.

Maryann McGovran: Don't be fooled by efforts of wealthy tribes (May 13, 2016)

The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians want to use their wealth, gained from casino gaming, to change the rules and deny us our sovereign right to conduct class III gaming on our lands.

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