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NIGA lobbies Democrats on gaming, soveriegnty


The National Indian Gaming Association is at the Democratic National Convention in Boston this week to lobby party leaders and other officials on the important of gaming.

NIGA's executive director, Mark Van Norman, said the issue really boils down to sovereignty. He says there are member of both parties supportive of tribal rights.

NIGA also plans to be at the Republican National Convention in New York City next month.

Get the Story:
Indian gaming: which party is best for tribes (The Native American Times 7/27)

Relevant Links:
Democratic National Convention - http://www.dems2004.org

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