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Winnebago Tribe explores new frontiers as opportunities grow on homelands
Winnebago Tribe explores new frontiers as opportunities grow on homelands (February 18, 2019)

On the banks of the Missouri River, not far from where Lewis and Clark camped at the start of their long journey, one tribe is exploring new frontiers of its own.


Native Sun News Today: Union seeks to organize Native hotel workers
Native Sun News Today: Union seeks to organize Native hotel workers (November 12, 2018)

Tribal members are doing the dirty work and not being compensated, rewarded or acknowledged.


Warm Springs Tribes confirm closure of Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and Spa
Warm Springs Tribes confirm closure of Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and Spa (August 29, 2018)

Efforts to save the storied Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and Spa in Oregon have failed.


Elders of Warm Springs Tribes protest plan to close resort
Elders of Warm Springs Tribes protest plan to close resort (July 20, 2018)

The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs are planning to close a resort on the reservation and elders aren't happy about it.


Poarch Band of Creek Indians ready to debut amusement park in Alabama
Poarch Band of Creek Indians ready to debut amusement park in Alabama (July 20, 2017)

The Park at OWA features a roller coaster and 20 other rides, along with retail outlets, restaurants, a 150-room hotel and other amenities.


Poarch Band of Creek Indians start hiring for big amusement park
Poarch Band of Creek Indians start hiring for big amusement park (May 4, 2017)

The Park at OWA is set to debut in mid-July with 21 rides along the Alabama coast.


Poarch Band of Creek Indians plans amusement park near coast
Poarch Band of Creek Indians plans amusement park near coast (November 3, 2016)

The $500 million Owa project in Alabama includes an amusement park, hotel, retail and other amenities.


Mille Lacs Band expands economy with $6.9M purchase of resort
Mille Lacs Band expands economy with $6.9M purchase of resort (April 8, 2016)

The acquisition of the Big Sandy Lodge & Resort adds to the Minnesota tribe's hospitality ventures.


Congress approves land-into-trust bill for Pueblos in New Mexico
Congress approves land-into-trust bill for Pueblos in New Mexico (October 7, 2015)

The tribes have transformed the former Albuquerque Indian School into a cultural and economic hub in the state's most populous city.


Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe fully booked for launch of pot resort
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe fully booked for launch of pot resort (October 5, 2015)

All of the hotel rooms at the Royal River Casino are already booked so the tribe is adding 60 to 100 more rooms to meet the high demand.


Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe reports strong interest in pot resort
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe reports strong interest in pot resort (October 1, 2015)

The 10,000 square-foot facility -- dubbed the first-ever marijuana resort in the United States -- is due to open December 31.


Lytton Band open to change in housing and development plan
Lytton Band open to change in housing and development plan (September 22, 2015)

Local opponents in the town of Windsor are asking their leaders to stop working with the tribe


Las Vegas Paiute Tribe eyes major development projects
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe eyes major development projects (July 21, 2015)

A hotel and conference center could be a draw for the new Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument in Nevada.


Mille Lacs Band invests $35M in big renovation of Twin Cities hotel
Mille Lacs Band invests $35M in big renovation of Twin Cities hotel (June 8, 2015)

The rebranding of the InterContinental St. Paul-Riverfront will be complete in September.


Poarch Creeks plan family-friendly entertainment with project
Poarch Creeks plan family-friendly entertainment with project (May 27, 2015)

The tribe took control of the Blue Collar Country project after some big-named entertainers withdrew.


Lytton Band plans big developments after reaching agreement
Lytton Band plans big developments after reaching agreement (March 11, 2015)

A housing development, winery and a resort are in the works in Sonoma County.


Mille Lacs Band grows economy with Oklahoma hotel purchase
Mille Lacs Band grows economy with Oklahoma hotel purchase (November 24, 2014)

The Embassy Suites Oklahoma City features 236 rooms and 12,000 square-feet of event and meeting space.


Oregon tribe plans major development at historic village site
Oregon tribe plans major development at historic village site (July 24, 2014)

Tribal ancestors used to live in villages in what is now known as Hollering Place.


Poarch Creeks invest in hotel projects across border in Florida
Poarch Creeks invest in hotel projects across border in Florida (July 2, 2014)

Tribe continues development efforts in the Gulf Coast area of Florida.


Shakopee Tribe to own, operate $105M hotel at Mall of America
Shakopee Tribe to own, operate $105M hotel at Mall of America (March 4, 2014)

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community will develop a $105 million hotel at the Mall of America in Minnesota.


MPR: Shakopee Tribe in talks to finance   Mall of America hotel
MPR: Shakopee Tribe in talks to finance Mall of America hotel (May 31, 2013)

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is in talks to finance a hotel at the Mall of America in Minnesota: The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community may play a key role in...


United Tribes Technical College moves ahead with $33M hotel
United Tribes Technical College moves ahead with $33M hotel (April 30, 2013)

The United Tribes Technical College of North Dakota is moving forward with a $33 million hotel project. The hotel will be located on the northwest corner of the UTTC campus,...


Mille Lacs Band to announce purchase of   hotels in Minnesota
Mille Lacs Band to announce purchase of hotels in Minnesota (March 8, 2013)

The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians has scheduled a press conference on Monday to make a business announcement. The tribe is purchasing two large hotels in downtown St. Paul,...


Eastern Cherokee leaders present plans for $93M water park
Eastern Cherokee leaders present plans for $93M water park (February 6, 2013)

Leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina presented plans for a $93 million water park. Treasurer Corey Blankenship said the facility will draw people to the...


Mille Lacs Band to purchase two large hotels in downtown  St. Paul
Mille Lacs Band to purchase two large hotels in downtown St. Paul (January 9, 2013)

The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians is buying two large hotels in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin wouldn't name the hotels because the deal won't be...


Santa Ynez Band reportedly paid about $12.8M to acquire hotel
Santa Ynez Band reportedly paid about $12.8M to acquire hotel (June 5, 2012)

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians of California paid about $12.8 million to buy a hotel, The Solvang Valley News reports. The tribe did not disclose the price of...


Santa Ynez Band adds to enterprise with purchase of third hotel
Santa Ynez Band adds to enterprise with purchase of third hotel (May 31, 2012)

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians of California announced the purchase of a hotel. The 71-room Hadsten House Inn is the third hotel in the tribe's enterprise. The purchase...


Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to open $47M hotel and event center
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to open $47M hotel and event center (May 24, 2012)

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho will open a $47 million hotel and event center in mid-July, with a grand opening slated for August 17. The 164,000 square-foot facility sits on...


Saginaw Chippewa Tribe hosts grand opening for water park
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe hosts grand opening for water park (May 16, 2012)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting for the Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel on May 21. The 45,000 square-foot water park is...


Saginaw Chippewa Tribe sets opening date for water park
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe sets opening date for water park (April 17, 2012)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan has set a grand opening for the Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel. Starting next week, the tribe is hosting a series of soft openings...


Southern Ute Tribe announces hotel in southern California
Southern Ute Tribe announces hotel in southern California (January 30, 2012)

The Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado will be opening a hotel in Oceanside, California. The tribe's GF Real Estate Group announced plans for a SpringHill Suites Marriott near the waterfront....


Poarch Creeks start work on $24M hotel near    Florida  airport
Poarch Creeks start work on $24M hotel near Florida airport (January 18, 2012)

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians broke ground on a $24 million hotel at the Pensacola International Airport in Pensacola, Florida. The 127-room Hyatt Place Hotel will be connected to...


Saginaw Chippewa Tribe to complete water park  next year
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe to complete water park next year (June 8, 2011)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan expects to complete work on the Soaring Eagle Water Park and Hotel by summer 2012. The tribe broke ground on the facility in April....


Editorial: Great potential in Saginaw Chippewa Tribe water park
Editorial: Great potential in Saginaw Chippewa Tribe water park (April 8, 2011)

"By the summer of 2012, the Mt. Pleasant area will likely have a new attraction to entertain both local families and visitors from throughout the state. Work has begun to...


Saginaw Chippewa Tribe breaks ground on  water park and hotel
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe breaks ground on water park and hotel (April 5, 2011)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan broke ground on the Soaring Eagle Water Park and Hotel on Monday. The facility will feature a 45,000-square-foot water park, the largest in the...


Saginaw Chippewa Tribe ready to break ground on water park
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe ready to break ground on water park (March 30, 2011)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan will break ground on a water park and hotel on Monday. The Soaring Eagle Water Park & Hotel will feature a 45,000-square-foot water park...


Agua Caliente Band shoots down  rumors of Hard Rock Hotel bid
Agua Caliente Band shoots down rumors of Hard Rock Hotel bid (February 11, 2011)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is in negotiations to lease some of its land for a hotel, but rumors of a Hard Rock Hotel are inaccurate, a spokesperson...


Saginaw Chippewa Tribe set to break ground on water park, hotel
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe set to break ground on water park, hotel (January 12, 2011)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan plans to break ground on a water park and hotel this spring. Work will take about 15 to 18 months, Central Michigan Life reported....