Arizona tribe keeps gaming money in Indian hands (July 15, 2004)

The Yavapai-Apache Nation of Arizona is loaning $30 million to the Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueño Indians for a casino. Yavapai-Apache officials say the loan is an effort to keep tribal money within Indian Country. "We like to do business...

Column: Tribe deserves respect but not a casino (July 15, 2004)

"In Charlestown yesterday, the Indians commemorated the first anniversary of Carcieri's sending in the state police to close their tax-free smoke shop. The raid touched off a furor and built sympathy for the tribe. 'If some people's eyes were opened...

Shawnee tribe in Oklahoma seeks casinos in Ohio (July 15, 2004)

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma says it will drop its claim on 1.2 million acres in Ohio for the right operate up to seven casinos there. The tribe plans to submit information to the Bureau of Indian Affairs to...