More: land-into-trust

Comanche Nation asks Supreme Court to hear dispute over rival tribe's casino

Comanche Nation asks Supreme Court to hear dispute over rival tribe's casino (April 8, 2019)

The Comanche Nation is trying to keep a dispute over a new Chickasaw Nation casino alive in the court system.

Catawba Nation faces more opposition to homelands bill thanks to Eastern Cherokees

Catawba Nation faces more opposition to homelands bill thanks to Eastern Cherokees (April 3, 2019)

Two tribes continue to battle about who has the right to engage in gaming in North Carolina.

Buena Vista Rancheria announces grand opening for long-awaited casino

Buena Vista Rancheria announces grand opening for long-awaited casino (April 2, 2019)

It's taken more than a decade and the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians is ready to celebrate.

Ponca Tribe remains confident after judge's ruling affecting new casino

Ponca Tribe remains confident after judge's ruling affecting new casino (March 29, 2019)

A new court decision doesn't undermine the Ponca Tribe's sovereignty or its gaming rights, Chairman Larry Wright Jr said.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits action on bill to keep reservation in trust

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits action on bill to keep reservation in trust (March 28, 2019)

A bill to protect the homelands of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues to generate controversy on Capitol Hill.

Virginia gaming study bill becomes law as new betting machines arrive

Virginia gaming study bill becomes law as new betting machines arrive (March 25, 2019)

The state of Virginia has entered a new era, one in which the Pamunkey Tribe might open a casino.

Democrats plan to vote against homelands bill for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Democrats plan to vote against homelands bill for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (March 25, 2019)

A bill to protect the homelands of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is facing opposition from Rhode Island's delegation in Congress.

Catawba Nation predicts 'huge' economic impact with casino on homelands

Catawba Nation predicts 'huge' economic impact with casino on homelands (March 20, 2019)

Chief Bill Harris says a casino would be a 'game changer' for the Catawba Nation.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes movement on bill to keep reservation in trust

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes movement on bill to keep reservation in trust (March 19, 2019)

The federal government hasn't taken a tribe's trust land out of trust since the termination era but it could happen in the Trump administration.

Ho-Chunk Nation ready to move forward with off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation ready to move forward with off-reservation casino (March 18, 2019)

'We're patient and persistent so whenever the approval process wraps up, we will be ready.'

Little River Band off-reservation casino faces opposition from fellow tribes

Little River Band off-reservation casino faces opposition from fellow tribes (March 18, 2019)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians is pursuing an off-reservation casino in Michigan but fellow tribes aren't happy about it.

'Sad': Catawba Nation fires back after Eastern Cherokees slam homelands bill

'Sad': Catawba Nation fires back after Eastern Cherokees slam homelands bill (March 18, 2019)

A war is erupting between the Catawba Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians over plans for a casino.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe no longer being financed by backer of stalled casino

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe no longer being financed by backer of stalled casino (March 4, 2019)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues to see setbacks as it battles the Trump administration in court.

Coquille Tribe brushes off criticism from rival amid long wait for land decision

Coquille Tribe brushes off criticism from rival amid long wait for land decision (March 1, 2019)

The Coquille Tribe isn't worried about a rival's attempt to derail a long-awaited casino decision in Oregon.

Pamunkey Tribe stands to gain with historic action on gaming in Virginia

Pamunkey Tribe stands to gain with historic action on gaming in Virginia (February 25, 2019)

Virginia's political world was rocked by scandals at the highest levels of government but lawmakers managed to pass a gaming bill.

Little River Band still waiting for Bureau of Indian Affairs to make decision

Little River Band still waiting for Bureau of Indian Affairs to make decision (February 25, 2019)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians was making progress. Then came the government shutdown.

Stephanie Bryan: Poarch Band of Creek Indians supports statewide vote on gaming

Stephanie Bryan: Poarch Band of Creek Indians supports statewide vote on gaming (February 25, 2019)

Will 2019 finally be the year of the lottery in Alabama? The Poarch Band of Creek Indians wants to know.

Coquille Tribe 'still very frustrated' with long wait for land decision

Coquille Tribe 'still very frustrated' with long wait for land decision (February 19, 2019)

It's been more four years since the Coquille Tribe started the land-into-trust process and there's still no word of a decision.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces new obstacle in bid to protect homelands

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces new obstacle in bid to protect homelands (February 18, 2019)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is facing a familiar foe as it seeks to prevent its reservation from being taken out of trust by the Trump administration.

Enterprise Rancheria celebrates major milestone at long-awaited casino

Enterprise Rancheria celebrates major milestone at long-awaited casino (February 14, 2019)

It's only taken 17 years but the Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria is finally going to open a casino.

Ho-Chunk Nation announces plans for expansion of gaming facility

Ho-Chunk Nation announces plans for expansion of gaming facility (February 5, 2019)

The Ho-Chunk Nation is looking to add a hotel, convention center and more gaming space to its facility in Madison, the capital of Wisconsin.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe asserts role in gaming talks in Massachusetts

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe asserts role in gaming talks in Massachusetts (January 28, 2019)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe wants to be at the table as regulators in Massachusetts address the future of gaming.

Wilton Rancheria scores another win in long-running fight over homelands

Wilton Rancheria scores another win in long-running fight over homelands (January 25, 2019)

Opponents of the Wilton Rancheria are on the losing end of yet another ruling in federal court.

Pamunkey Tribe clears first hurdle with bill to authorize casino under state law

Pamunkey Tribe clears first hurdle with bill to authorize casino under state law (January 21, 2019)

The Pamunkey Tribe is seeing initial success with efforts to open a casino in Virginia.

Pokagon Band shares $1.56 million with hosts of casino in Indiana

Pokagon Band shares $1.56 million with hosts of casino in Indiana (January 17, 2019)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is helping the community as it celebrates a gaming milestone.

Pamunkey Tribe willing to operate gaming facility under state law

Pamunkey Tribe willing to operate gaming facility under state law (January 16, 2019)

Facing a long wait for a casino in the federal system, the Pamunkey Tribe is opening the door to other gaming options.

'Like dropping a bomb': Nansemond Indian Nation bashes another tribe's casino plan

'Like dropping a bomb': Nansemond Indian Nation bashes another tribe's casino plan (January 14, 2019)

The newly recognized Nansemond Indian Nation isn't happy about another tribe's plan for a casino in Virginia.

Democrats opposed bill to protect homelands of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Democrats opposed bill to protect homelands of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (January 11, 2019)

Democrats from Rhode Island are making it clear that they do not #StandWithMashpee or with a tribe in their own backyard.

Wilton Rancheria slated to break ground on long-awaited gaming facility

Wilton Rancheria slated to break ground on long-awaited gaming facility (January 9, 2019)

The Wilton Rancheria is looking forward to another big year of achievements in California.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes introduction of homelands legislation

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes introduction of homelands legislation (January 9, 2019)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is in danger of seeing its homelands taken out of trust for the first time since the termination era.

United Keetoowah Band dealt setback in pursuit of new casino

United Keetoowah Band dealt setback in pursuit of new casino (December 19, 2018)

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians has been forced to look elsewhere for economic opportunities in Oklahoma.

Pamunkey Tribe finds welcoming host community for potential casino

Pamunkey Tribe finds welcoming host community for potential casino (December 19, 2018)

The Pamunkey Tribe is in talks to host a $700 million development in the city of Norfolk, Virginia.

Comanche Nation loses bid to derail rival tribe's casino

Comanche Nation loses bid to derail rival tribe's casino (December 17, 2018)

The Comanche Nation has been turned away by yet another federal court as another tribe's gaming empire continues to grow.

Ho-Chunk Nation sees support for off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation sees support for off-reservation casino (December 13, 2018)

The Ho-Chunk Nation is moving forward with a $405 million development in Beloit, Wisconsin.

Public hearings set for two off-reservation casinos in Midwest

Public hearings set for two off-reservation casinos in Midwest (December 10, 2018)

The Midwest regional office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs is busy with off-reservation gaming projects.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe warns of losses due to stalled casino

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe warns of losses due to stalled casino (December 10, 2018)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is facing a bleak winter thanks to the Trump administration.

Pamunkey Tribe sees support for gaming development in Virginia

Pamunkey Tribe sees support for gaming development in Virginia (December 6, 2018)

According to a new poll, 64 percent of voters want to see the Pamunkey Tribe open a casino.

Tribes remain at odds over new gaming developments in Oregon

Tribes remain at odds over new gaming developments in Oregon (December 5, 2018)

The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe doesn't want the Coquille Tribe to open a new casino.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still working with backer of derailed casino

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still working with backer of derailed casino (December 4, 2018)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe isn't the only one reeling from the Trump administration's termination-era decisions.

Enterprise Rancheria sees progress on 'Hard Rock' development

Enterprise Rancheria sees progress on 'Hard Rock' development (November 29, 2018)

The Enterprise Rancheria and the Seminole Tribe are working together on a long-awaited casino in California.

Editorial: Don't let prejudice stand in the way of tribe

Editorial: Don't let prejudice stand in the way of tribe (November 29, 2018)

Prejudices and irrational fears from the past shouldn’t stand in the way of the Pamunkeys’ fight for a better future.

Pamunkey Tribe still working on casino plan after winning recognition

Pamunkey Tribe still working on casino plan after winning recognition (November 28, 2018)

The Pamunkey Tribe paid its annual treaty tribute to Virginia as planning continues for a casino.

Little River Band takes major step forward with casino bid

Little River Band takes major step forward with casino bid (November 26, 2018)

It's only taken three years but the Bureau of Indian Affairs is finally moving forward on an off-reservation casino in Michigan.

Ho-Chunk Nation prepares for public hearing on casino project

Ho-Chunk Nation prepares for public hearing on casino project (November 19, 2018)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking public comments on the proposed Ho-Chunk Nation casino in Wisconsin.

Ho-Chunk Nation takes step forward with off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation takes step forward with off-reservation casino (November 12, 2018)

The Ho-Chunk Nation's off-reservation casino is finally moving forward in a more politically-friendly environment in Wisconsin.

Cherokee Nation disputes disruption of sensitive sites at new casino

Cherokee Nation disputes disruption of sensitive sites at new casino (November 8, 2018)

A local artist who claims Cherokee ancestry is accusing the Cherokee Nation of acting in a 'non-Indian' way.

Wilton Rancheria secures approval of gaming management agreement

Wilton Rancheria secures approval of gaming management agreement (November 5, 2018)

The Wilton Rancheria is moving closer toward its goal of self-sufficiency.

Cow Creek Band no longer pursuing gaming partnership with Oregon

Cow Creek Band no longer pursuing gaming partnership with Oregon (November 1, 2018)

Two tribes remain locked in a long-running battle over gaming in Oregon.

Coquille Tribe questions governor's push to expand gaming options

Coquille Tribe questions governor's push to expand gaming options (October 29, 2018)

The Coquille Tribe is wondering why Gov. Kate Brown (D), who is running for her first full term in office, wants to expand the Oregon Lottery.

Those 'injuns': Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces racism in casino bid

Those 'injuns': Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces racism in casino bid (October 16, 2018)

The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe continues to face vehement opposition to a proposed casino.