Editorial: Negotiate Class III with Eastern Cherokees (June 24, 2005)

"Expansion of gambling at Harrah's Cherokee Casino should be of concern to outsiders only inasmuch as it affects natural resources beyond tribal boundaries. The casino, opened in 1997, has been an enormous economic engine for the Eastern Band of the...

Casinos on reservation won't pay for tribal audits (June 24, 2005)

A handful of non-Indians who run casinos on the Flathead Reservation in Montana are challenging audits required by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. One casino has already lost its tribal license for failing to comply with the tribal gaming...

Lytton Band to install Class II machines at card club (June 24, 2005)

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians plans to install anywhere from 500 to 1,000 Class II machines at its off-reservation card club in San Pablo, California. The tribe signed a Class III compact with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) but the...

Oregon tribes fight over off-reservation casino (June 24, 2005)

A controversial off-reservation casino in Oregon is pitting tribes against each other in a war of words. The Warm Springs Tribes signed a compact with Gov. Ted Kulongoski (D) for a casino near Portland. The casino would be the first...

Pataki threatens out-of-state tribes on gaming (June 24, 2005)

New York Gov. George Pataki (R) threatened to cut off dealings with two out-of-state tribes for their support of a bill to settle their land claims in exchange for casinos in the Catskills. Pataki's top Indian affairs lawyer sent an...