Letter: Mississippi Choctaws sin by gambling (October 22, 2007)

"I would like for all to know that I love the Choctaw Indians. They are a people who have high hopes and aspirations for their families. They are a people who love this land and its beauty. I can fully...

Opinion: Paper misrepresented Indian gaming (October 22, 2007)

Sheila Morago is the executive director of the Arizona Indian Gaming Association. "As one of many Native Americans in this state working to promote tribal self-sufficiency, I was appalled by the recent articles printed in the Arizona Daily Star about...

Gun Lake Band optimistic on land for casino (October 22, 2007)

Ed. Note: The Gun Lake casino was incorrectly referred to as the Four Winds Casino, which is owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, in an earlier version of the post. The correct name is the Gun Lake Casino....

Good Morning America to air casino suit segment (October 22, 2007)

The ABC show "Good Morning America" will air a segment about a lawsuit against a New Mexico tribe, The Albuquerque Journal reports. Gary Hoffman, a non-Indian, is suing Sandia Pueblo over a "jackpot" of nearly $1.6 million. He said...

Editorial: Passamaquoddy Tribe deserves gaming (October 22, 2007)

"Now, the Passamaquoddy tribe has brought to the ballot box a proposal for a harness racing park and slot-machine parlor in Washington County. We want to be clear: This newspaper has never editorialized in favor of gaming because it is...

Editorial: No gaming for Shinnecock Nation (October 22, 2007)

"The odds of the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s building a casino at the Aqueduct Racetrack are long indeed. A tribal casino has to be on tribal land, and the Shinnecocks have no land in Queens. It also has to be...