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Buena Vista Rancheria hits another milestone after win in homelands case
Business Deals | California | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Buena Vista Rancheria hits another milestone after win in homelands case (April 16, 2018)
The Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians is on track to a brighter future after securing victory in a long-running tribal homelands case.

Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC
Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands (April 13, 2018)
The court victories keep coming for tribes seeking to restore their homelands even as the Trump administration seeks to erect more hurdles for Indian Country.

North Fork Rancheria secures confirmation of win in homelands case
California | Casino Stalker | Litigation
North Fork Rancheria secures confirmation of win in homelands case (April 11, 2018)
The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians has scored another win in a long-running fight to restore its homelands in California.

Ruffey Rancheria federal recognition bill being changed amid casino fears
California | Legislation
Ruffey Rancheria federal recognition bill being changed amid casino fears (April 9, 2018)
A bill to restore federal recognition to the Ruffey Rancheria is being amended after fears were raised about a casino.

Ruffey Rancheria federal recognition bill raises fears of another casino
California | Legislation
Ruffey Rancheria federal recognition bill raises fears of another casino (April 5, 2018)
A bill to restore federal recognition to the Ruffey Rancheria is raising fears of a casino and questions about the tribe's legitimacy.

Hearing expected in Senate on Lytton Band homelands measure
California | Land Acquisitions | Legislation
Hearing expected in Senate on Lytton Band homelands measure (March 27, 2018)
A bill to place about 940 acres in trust for the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians appears to be gaining steam on Capitol Hill.

Ponca Tribe 'always open to talk' about contested gaming project
Litigation | NIGC | Openings & Closings
Ponca Tribe 'always open to talk' about contested gaming project (March 5, 2018)
The Ponca Tribe continues to work on plans for a controversial casino in Iowa amid a lawsuit in federal court.

'Enough is enough!' -- Yet another tribe scores big victory in homelands case
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
'Enough is enough!' -- Yet another tribe scores big victory in homelands case (January 12, 2018)
Indian Country continues to rack up victories when it comes to the restoration of tribal homelands.

Ponca Tribe faces roadblock with lawsuit challenging restoration of homelands
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC
Ponca Tribe faces roadblock with lawsuit challenging restoration of homelands (December 15, 2017)
The descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear are once again facing opposition to plans for a casino on their restored homelands.

Another appeals court decision backs restoration of tribal homelands in California
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Another appeals court decision backs restoration of tribal homelands in California (November 29, 2017)
Despite doubts voiced by a senior Trump administration official, tribes continue to score legal victories as they restore their homelands.

Ponca Tribe faces challenge to casino as city in Iowa moves forward with lawsuit
Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
Ponca Tribe faces challenge to casino as city in Iowa moves forward with lawsuit (November 28, 2017)
The descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear are facing a legal challenge to plans for a casino in Iowa.

Ponca Tribe secures victory in long-running battle over restoration of homelands
Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
Ponca Tribe secures victory in long-running battle over restoration of homelands (November 15, 2017)
A nearly decade-long battle for the descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear may be nearing the finish line after the tribe's gaming plans again won federal approval.

Wilton Rancheria clears yet another hurdle in quest to open casino in California
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wilton Rancheria clears yet another hurdle in quest to open casino in California (October 4, 2017)
The Wilton Rancheria has made major progress on a casino in California after being restored to federal recognition several years ago.

Wilton Rancheria hails action on compact for long-awaited gaming development
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wilton Rancheria hails action on compact for long-awaited gaming development (October 3, 2017)
The Wilton Rancheria has cleared yet another hurdle in its long-awaited quest for a casino in California.

Appeals court schedules hearing in long-running Mechoopda Tribe gaming case
California | Litigation | NIGC
Appeals court schedules hearing in long-running Mechoopda Tribe gaming case (August 11, 2017)
A federal appeals court is hearing arguments next month in a long-running lawsuit that has kept the Mechoopda Tribe has from opening a casino on ancestral territory in California.

Wilton Rancheria casino land in limbo amid change in administration
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria casino land in limbo amid change in administration (February 2, 2017)
The California tribe has been without a land base ever since it was illegally terminated in the 1950s.

Appeals court in D.C. hears closely watched land-into-trust case
Litigation | Openings & Closings
Appeals court in D.C. hears closely watched land-into-trust case (March 18, 2016)
The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington wants to join the Indian gaming industry but the Grand Ronde Tribes in neighboring Oregon hopes that doesn't happen.

Mechoopda Tribe lacks funding to continue with casino plan
California | Casino Stalker
Mechoopda Tribe lacks funding to continue with casino plan (June 13, 2013)
The Mechoopda Tribe of California has run out of money to defend its gaming land-into-trust application, Vice Chairwoman Sandra Knight said. After a lengthy battle that included a trip to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, the Bureau of Indian...

Mishewal Wappo Tribe's recognition bid clouded by casino claims
California
Mishewal Wappo Tribe's recognition bid clouded by casino claims (June 29, 2012)
The Mishewal Wappo Tribe could gain federal recognition as a result of a settlement with the Obama administration but politicians in California's wine valley are wary of a casino. Chairman Scott Gabaldon told the House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska...

County cites gaming fears in  Mishewal Wappo lawsuit
California | Litigation
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...

Mishewal Wappo Tribe not thinking about casino for now
California | Litigation
Mishewal Wappo Tribe not thinking about casino for now (January 20, 2010)
The Mishewal Wappo Tribe of California has no plans for a casino and won't think about one until regaining federal recognition, chairman Scott Gabaldon said. The tribe was terminated by an act of Congress in 1959. But the Interior Department...

Biz Blog: Approve Menominee Nation casino
Opinion
Biz Blog: Approve Menominee Nation casino (October 24, 2008)
"Anyone who has visited the Menominee Reservation in northern Wisconsin knows the grinding poverty that has devastated the Tribe, despite its best efforts to be the self-sufficient entity it once was. Now, new research identifies the federal government's 1954 termination...

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