Parking lot for Choctaw Nation casino rejected (October 12, 2006)

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has lost a request to rezone land for a casino parking lot a recreational vehicle park. The tribe owns a casino in Pocola, Oklahoma. But the proposed parking lot and RV park is within the...

Town votes to oppose Eastern Shawnee Tribe casino (October 12, 2006)

The trustees in Lawrence Township, Ohio, voted 2-1 to oppose the Eastern Shawnee Tribe's proposed casino. The town will send a letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, President Bush and other elected leaders. "The Shawnee say they won’t come...

Ione Band receives Indian lands determination (October 12, 2006)

$stalker The Ione Band of Miwok Indians has received a favorable Indian lands determination from the Interior Department. A letter [PDF] from Interior associate solicitor Carl Artman says the tribe qualifies for an exception under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act....

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation confident on land (October 12, 2006)

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation says a recent letter from the Bureau of Indian Affairs reaffirms the tribe's claim to land in Illinois. The tribe recently purchased 128 acres in Shabbona. The land is located within the boundaries of a...