California disputes Ione Band land determination (November 9, 2006)

$stalker The state of California is challenging the Indian lands determination for the Ione Band of Miwok Indians. The Ione Band is considered a "restored" tribe. That means land taken into trust after 1988 can be used for gaming under...

Narragansett Tribe to press Congress on rider (November 9, 2006)

Faced with defeat at the polls, the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island will ask Congress to remove a rider that bars the tribe from going under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas said the tribe would start...

Editorial: Rhode Island better off without casino (November 9, 2006)

"The voters of Rhode Island, who voted to clean up their state government in an earlier election with a balance-of-power amendment to the state constitution, possibly moved by the same spirit have denied an Indian tribe and Las Vegas casino...