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article Inslee raises $3 million for presidential campaign in second quarter (7/16/2019)
(Washington) -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee raised more than $3 million for his presidential campaign during the second quarter, a haul that leaves him well below the top...
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Sports Leagues

press release Miami Dolphins In Collaboration with Wounded Warrior Project Host Health and Wellness Expo at Hard Rock Stadium (7/16/2019)
(Florida) -- The Miami Dolphins teamed up with Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to host a health and wellness expo for local veterans in an effort to provide information...
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Prairie Band Potawatomi

article A day of giving at the Prairie Band Casino (7/11/2019)
(Kansas) -- The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation donated more than $72,000 to area charities Thursday. The tribe presented the grants today during its quarterly charitable...
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Saginaw Chippewa

article Fair board supports relocation of fairgrounds (7/6/2019)
(Michigan) -- After receiving $145,000 from the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe at its spring 2 percent distribution, the Arenac County Board of Commissioners is...
article Tribe grants $750K for community projects in spring 2% distribution (6/10/2019)
(Michigan) -- As part of its semiannual 2 percent distribution, the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe gave away a total of $747,478 to Arenac and Northern Bay counties...
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Tachi-Yokut Tribe

article Tachi Palace presents American legion with check (7/3/2019)
(California) -- Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino recently presented American Legion Post 100 with a check for $6,664 with funds raised at its monthly community breakfast....
article Tachi Palace community breakfast raises money for Reestablishing Stratford (6/8/2019)
(California) -- Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino recently hosted its monthly community breakfast and presented a check for $5,760 to Reestablishing Stratford, a non-profit...
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Shakopee Mdewakanton

article With grant funding from Native American tribe, UMN to advance diabetes research (7/2/2019)
(Minnesota) -- The University of Minnesota recently received a grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community to aid the school’s diabetes research. The tribe...
article SMSC scholarship recipients graduate from University of Minnesota (5/1/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Thirteen recipients of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's endowed scholarships are graduating from the University of Minnesota after the...
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Hard Rock

article Hard Rock donates $200K to local organizations, celebrates one year in Atlantic City (6/29/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino celebrated its one-year anniversary by staying true to the hospitality company’s motto of “Love all, serve...
article Hard Rock donates $200K to local organizations, celebrates one year in Atlantic City (6/28/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino celebrated its one-year anniversary by staying true to the hospitality company’s motto of “Love all, serve...
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Lower Brule Sioux

article Lower Brule Research recieves $5,000 for Native American outreach (6/28/2019)
(South Dakota) -- The Lower Brule Research Lab is receiving a $5,000 award from the Society for Science and the Public. This is part of a grant program to get young...
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Chumash Tribe

article Chumash Charity Golf Classic to help rebuild Rancho Alegre Boy Scout Camp near Cachuma Lake (6/27/2019)
(California) -- The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has named Los Padres Council of the Boy Scouts of America the main beneficiary of the tribe’s annual Chumash...
article Chumash donate 48 new Google Chromebooks to Buellton school (5/10/2019)
(California) -- Jonata Middle School students now have an additional 48 new Google Chromebooks to use for schoolwork following a delivery from the Santa Ynez Band of...
article Chumash Tribe donates 48 laptops to Buellton middle school (4/30/2019)
(California) -- The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Foundations donated 48 new Google Chromebooks to students at Jonata Middle School in Buellton on Monday.
article Santa Ynez Chumash Donate 48 Chromebooks to Jonata Middle School (4/29/2019)
(California) -- Students at Buellton’s Jonata Middle School have 48 new Google Chromebooks to assist them in their schoolwork, thanks to a recent delivery from the...
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Tunica-Biloxi

article Tunica-Biloxi Tribe, Paragon Casino to distribute over $242,000 in contributions to Avoyelles Parish, local community organizations (6/24/2019)
(Louisiana) -- The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana, together with Paragon Casino Resort, has issued $98,000 to the State of Louisiana, which will then be directly...
article Tunica-Biloxi Tribe resumes quarterly profit distributions (6/9/2019)
(Louisiana) -- For the first time since 2016, the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe has made a quarterly distribution of its gaming profits to local government agencies. The tribe...
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William Hill

article Bookmaker gives $50K from copyright suit to writing class (6/24/2019)
(New Jersey) -- A bookmaker that accused a rival of copying its sports betting guide almost word for word is, in a sarcastic jab, donating part of a lawsuit settlement...
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Nez Perce Tribe

article Banquet set for wounded officer (6/20/2019)
(Idaho) -- A banquet planned for this evening will benefit a Nez Perce Tribal officer who was shot and injured by a man who drove up to his Lewiston home. The Nez Perce...
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Quapaw Tribe

article Quapaw Food Banks (6/19/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Downstream Casino is doing it's part to fight food insecurity in the four states. Today the casino delivered food to the Quapaw food pantry at the...
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Graton Rancheria

article Rohnert Park seeks to move forward with plans for first west-side fire station (6/12/2019)
(California) -- Rohnert Park is moving forward with plans to add its first firehouse on the city’s fast-growing western side of Highway 101, but the project is now...
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Morongo Tribe

article $100,000 Presented To Pass Area Students, Families By Morongo (6/12/2019)
(California) -- Hundreds of golfers took to the fairways at the 23rd Annual Morongo Charity Golf Tournament to raise $100,000 to support local schoolchildren and provide...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun Workers Rally For Coworker Fighting For His Life (6/10/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Johnny Luong, 51, opened his eyes nearly a month after he was beaten so badly that the Mohegan Sun bartender suffered severe brain trauma. When he was...
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Pine Ridge

article This Community Is Striving To Rebuild One Of The Poorest Places In America (6/6/2019)
(South Dakota) -- Alan Jealous, a 27-year-old construction worker, dreamt of building and owning a home. Homeownership is the cornerstone of the American Dream. But for...
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Gun Lake

article $8.2M in Gun Lake Casino revenue shared with Michigan governments (6/5/2019)
(Michigan) -- The Gun Lake Tribe, which operates the Gun Lake Casino, announced it will pay more than $8.2 million in spring revenue-sharing payments to the state of...
article Gun Lake Tribe shares another $8.2 million in gaming revenues in Michigan (6/4/2019)
(Michigan) -- The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, shared more than $8.2 million in gaming revenues in Michigan....
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Nottawaseppi Huron

article In 10 years the FireKeepers' Revenue Sharing Board has given out more than $48.2 million (6/3/2019)
(Michigan) -- In the past decade, the FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board has distributed more than $48.2 million to local governments and school districts. In 2010...
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Water Issues

article Rapid City-area credit unions gather water for Pine Ridge residents (6/3/2019)
(South Dakota) -- Rapid City-area credit unions joined the response to help flood victims on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation earlier this spring. A news release from...
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Poarch Creek

article How a Republican’s dark money scam created Alabama’s hard-right legislature — and the abortion ban (6/2/2019)
(Alabama) -- As the 2010 elections neared, Mike Hubbard had a huge dream and an even bigger dilemma. The chairman of Alabama’s Republican Party wanted to end the...
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Land Issues

article New Jersey couple donate their land to Native Americans whose ancestors once called it home (6/1/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Jim and Margaret Hogan bought a historic piece of rural Burlington County for $9,000 in 1973. The wooded 1½-acre lot on Route 206 at Tuckerton...
article Indian Island Likely to Return to Wiyot Tribe Next Month (5/25/2019)
(California) -- After an unexpected delay, the unprecedented repatriation of Indian Island to the Wiyot Tribe is poised to come before the Eureka City Council for final...
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Ohio Gaming

article Ohio casino holds donation drive to help Dayton tornado victims (6/1/2019)
(Ohio) -- An Ohio casino is holding a donation drive for those impacted by the tornado that struck Dayton earlier this week. The Hollywood Casino Columbus announced...
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Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga Resort Casino donates to area schools (5/31/2019)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort Casino presented representatives from nine area schools during a special ceremony held in the casino's Cottonwood Room, Thursday, May...
article Pechanga provides $250,000 for Michelle's Place Cancer Resource Center (5/10/2019)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort Casino hosted one of the region's largest charitable events Wednesday and Thursday, May 1-2, with the return of the Pechanga Charity...
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Leech Lake Band

article Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School Library receives donations from around the world (5/29/2019)
(Minnesota) -- A call to action by a former Minnesota senator has inundated a Leech Lake tribal school with donations. Last month, Al Franken, the former U.S. senator,...
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Rincon Casino

press release Rincon Band Supports San Diego Food Bank Expansion In North County (5/29/2019)
(California) -- The Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians presented the San Diego Food Bank with a $300,000 check to help expand services in North County.
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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation disburses $476,000 to northeast Oklahoma fire departments (5/23/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation officials disbursed nearly half a million dollars to 136 rural Oklahoma fire departments on May 13 during the tribe’s annual...
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Oklahoma Gaming

article Tribal gaming to offer scholarships (5/22/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 John Marley Scholarships, offered by Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA), through its John Marley...
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Steve Wynn

article Republicans outraise Democrats in April fundraising (5/20/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Republican National Committee raised $15.9 million in April, according to new campaign finance disclosures, as the committee prepared for...
article R.N.C. Accepts Money From Steve Wynn, Mogul Accused of Sexual Misconduct (5/19/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- President Trump has generally bucked the #MeToo movement, siding instead with the men who deny accusations of sexual assault or misconduct. Now, the...
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Food Sovereignty

article Newman’s Own Foundation forms Native American nutrition cohort (5/17/2019)
(Indian Country) -- The Newman’s Own Foundation, founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, announced on May 8, the formation of a Native American...
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Grand Traverse Band

article Grand Traverse Commissioners Dispute 2% Funding Tradition (5/16/2019)
(Michigan) -- “The Grand Traverse band has always determined who receives the money,” according to Commissioner Sonny Wheelock. Grand Traverse County...
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Forest County Potawatomi

article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino gives back to the local community as it grows (5/13/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Anyone who’s visited Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee might be surprised to hear about the organization’s humble beginnings. Nearly...
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Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians

article Mid-valley groups receive Siletz charitable fund grants (5/11/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund distributed $282,706.89 to 63 organizations on May 3 as it continued its quarterly donations to nonprofit...
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California Gaming

article “Contribution of Indian gaming to California is nothing short of spectacular” (5/5/2019)
(California) -- Speaking at the Western Indian Gaming Conference, CNIGA chairman Steve Stallings delivered his fourth, and final, State of the Tribal Nations Address,...
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Billy Mills

article Olympian Billy Mills honors 10 Native youth $10,000 grantees at Dreamstarters ceremony (5/1/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Mills: ‘On October 14, 1964, I laid footprints on Mother Earth that forever altered my life. That moment was a gift, and Patricia and I wanted...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Kerkorian estate secretly donated $25M to UNLV medical school (4/30/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Two years ago, UNLV received a $25 million donation for the medical school with the stipulation that the donor’s name remain secret, but the check...
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Shoshone-Bannock

article Shoshone-Bannock Tribes receive $650K from Office for Victims of Crime (4/23/2019)
(Idaho) -- U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis joined the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) this week in announcing more than $8.4 million in grant...
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Comanche Nation

article Comanche Nation Casino food drive benefits Salvation Army food program (4/17/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Comanche Nation Casino has become a friend indeed to the local Salvation Army in need. Since April 2, the casino, 402 SE Interstate Drive, has had an...
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Other News

article GoFundMe passes goal for local family facing medical emergency (7/17/2019)
(Oregon) -- Last Saturday was going to be the first relaxing one in a long while for longtime Pendleton resident Kathy Barkley. She and her husband, Lloyd Barkley, were...
press release Rivers Casino and Resort makes donation to the Veterans Miracle Center (7/9/2019)
(New York) -- Rivers Casino and Resort is giving back to veterans in need, making a donation Tuesday of just over $17,000 dollars to the Veterans Miracle Center.
article Eiteljorg Acquires Major Great Lakes Collection (7/4/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis has acquired what it calls a major collection of Native American art from the Great...
article Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation awards half million in grants (6/26/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation has awarded more than half a million dollars to several communities in Oregon. Nearly 80 organizations, representing...
article Oakland man to donate $100,000 from home sale to help Brazilian Amazon tribe (6/9/2019)
(California) -- When Josip Markus decided to sell his Upper Rockridge house, he wanted to also “make an impact.” So he’s donating $100,000 from the...
article University to offer in-state tuition to students from any tribal nation in the US (5/30/2019)
(Illinois) -- The University of Illinois at Chicago will offer in-state tuition to members of tribal nations starting this fall. The policy aims to remedy the low...
article UIC to offer in-state tuition for American Indian, Alaska Native students (5/28/2019)
(Illinois) -- The University of Illinois at Chicago announced Tuesday it will begin to offer in-state tuition to American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate students...
article Olympian Billy Mills honors 10 Native youth $10,000 grantees at Dreamstarters ceremony (5/14/2019)
(Virginia) -- Gold medal-winning Olympian Billy Mills, Lakota, hosted his fifth annual Dreamstarters closing ceremony April 30 in Alexandria Virginia just outside of...
article Gambling industry fails to meet charity donation target (5/3/2019)
(UK) -- The gambling industry has fallen short of a target of £10m in voluntary donations to the leading charity that funds addiction treatment and research,...
article Feds Offer Travel Funds to American Indian, Alaska Native STEM Students (4/19/2019)
(California) -- Travel scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students who are interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), or in...
article Maine tribes to receive $4.2M for affordable housing (4/18/2019)
(Maine) -- Five Maine tribes — the Aroostook Band of Micmacs, the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, the Penobscot Indian Nation, the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Indian...
press release $480K in casino grant money headed to Baltimore nonprofits (sub req) (4/17/2019)
(Maryland) -- State law requires Horseshoe Casino to send 5.5 percent of its proceeds from slot machines to a fund that also pools money from MGM National Harbor and...
article Casino gives area charities $26,000-plus (4/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- Rim Country charities give to area residents in need throughout the year. This month, they were the beneficiaries thanks to the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino...
article Thunder Bay NHL star donates thousands to kids (4/11/2019)
(Ontario) -- Some Indigenous youth in northwestern Ontario may get their first chance to play hockey thanks to a donation from Thunder Bay National Hockey League star...
article Karuk and Pomo Tribes Receive Grants to Support Crime Victim Services (4/5/2019)
(Indian Country) -- The Office of Justice Programs’ Office for Victims of Crime awarded more than $8 million to support crime victims in Native American...
article Alaska tribes receive nearly $2.5M to support crime victims (4/4/2019)
(Alaska) -- Three Alaska tribal groups will receive just under $2.5 million from the U.S. Department of Justice for a variety of initiatives to protect and benefit crime...
article Sending Sight to South Dakota Sioux (3/31/2019)
(South Dakota) -- On Saturday, March 30th, a pride of about a dozen Lions from all over central Massachusetts gathered in Charlton, MA to help ship 120,000 new single-...
article Apache Casino donates to Salvation Army (3/29/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- We’ve recently told you that the Salvation Army has been running dangerously low on food. Friday night the Apache Casino stepped up, donating close...
article DC to get $15M memorial honoring Native American veterans (3/29/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A $15 million memorial honoring Native American and Alaskan Native military members and veterans is set to open next year in Washington, D.C. The...
article Alaska Public Media Receives $65,000 Grant to Help Design PBS KIDS Educational Resources (3/29/2019)
(Alaska) -- Alaska Public Media (AKPM) has been selected to receive a $65,000 grant from WGBH, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, to help design...

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