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BIA

article BIA imposes sanctions on tribes for audit problems (11/15/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The joint programs run by the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone will now be funded through advance monthly installments, a punishment imposed by the...
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Oneida Nation

article Oneida County lawmakers approve budget without gaming revenue sharing (11/15/2018)
(New York) -- With a $419 million county budget approved by the Legislature for 2019, Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente says negotiations can start with...
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Seneca Niagara

article Niagara Falls cancels plans to impose garbage user fee (11/13/2018)
(New York) -- Niagara Falls officials have decided against imposing a $168 annual fee on garbage customers. Instead, Mayor Paul A. Dyster and the City Council agreed...
article COLUMN: Dyster Must Shoulder Most of Blame for Crisis (11/6/2018)
(New York) -- The fiscal crisis confronting the City of Niagara Falls has been in the making for years and Mayor Paul Dyster, who is now in his third term as the city...
article Touma Hoping Garbage User Fee Will Help City Deal With Casino Crisis (10/23/2018)
(New York) -- Time is growing short for Niagara Falls elected officials to plug a nearly $14 million hole in next year’s budget, primarily the result of the loss...
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Water Issues

article Tribe offers State of Arizona fallow deal worth $37.5m (11/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) has offered the State of Arizona a deal in which they would agree to fallow enough land to save a total of 150,000...
article Western Arizona Tribe: We Can Help With Drought Plan (11/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- A Native American tribe in western Arizona is offering the state water to help shore up Lake Mead. It would be 50,000 acre-feet of water each year for three...
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First Nations

article Tsilhqot'in and Ottawa to sign financial deal as part of new relationship: chief (11/11/2018)
(British Columbia) -- The leader of Canada's first Indigenous group to win title to its territory says an updated agreement it's negotiating with the federal...
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Arkansas Gaming

article Cherokee Nation Businesses donations to Arkansas casino initiative tops $2M (11/9/2018)
(Arkansas) -- According to Arkansas Ethics Commission records, Cherokee Nation Businesses has donated more than $2.2 million to a group that’s attempting to get...
article Arkansas casino campaign raises more than $2.7 million (10/30/2018)
(Arkansas) -- A campaign to legalize casinos in Arkansas has raised more than $2.7 million this month from two American Indian tribes in Oklahoma and the parent owner of...
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Sheldon Adelson

article Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Is Loser In $96 Million Fight Over Who Powers Las Vegas (11/7/2018)
(Nevada) -- Despite billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson's best efforts, Warren Buffett still has a lock on powering the glittering desert lights in Las Vegas...
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British Columbia Gaming

article Laundering laws, not racism, may have barred Drake from gambling in Vancouver (11/6/2018)
(British Columbia) -- British Columbia’s new anti-money-laundering laws, not racial profiling, may have been what prevented Drake from gambling in Vancouver last...
article B.C. attorney general doesn’t name Drake, but says casino rules apply to all (11/5/2018)
(British Columbia) -- British Columbia’s attorney general says new rules to fight money laundering at provincial casinos will apply universally. David Eby says he...
article BC Casino accused of profiling Drake says it stands against racism (11/3/2018)
(British Columbia) -- A Vancouver casino says it "categorically" stands against racism after Canadian rap icon Drake accused it of profiling him. In a post on...
article Parq Vancouver apologizes after Drake claims that he was profiled at casino (11/3/2018)
(British Columbia) -- Parq Vancouver has apologized after Canadian rapper Drake claimed that he was profiled and kept from gambling at the casino. "Parq Casino @...
article The City That Had Too Much Money (10/20/2018)
(British Columbia) -- The black coupe pulled up outside the Starlight Casino in a suburb of Vancouver. The driver got out, greeted a man in a red shirt, and pulled two...
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Florida Gaming

article Amendment 3 backers pour late money into ads (11/6/2018)
(Florida) -- A political committee leading efforts to pass Amendment 3 on Tuesday’s ballot spent nearly $13.6 million from Oct. 23 through Thursday, with almost...
article Florida gambling amendment opposed by Dolphins passes (11/6/2018)
(Florida) -- Florida voters on Tuesday approved an amendment that strips the state legislature of the power to expand gambling, including sports betting. Amendment 3...
article Seminole Tribe Gives $1M More to Committee Urging Floridians to Approve Casino Ballot Question Next Week (11/3/2018)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe in Florida has given another $1 million to Voters in Charge, a committee that’s hoping voters will back a casino ballot referendum...
article Seminole Tribe of Florida puts more cash into gambling ballot proposal (11/2/2018)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida this week put another $4.285 million into a gambling ballot proposal, bringing its overall contributions to nearly $24.65...
article Seminole Tribe puts another $1M behind Amendment 3 push (11/1/2018)
(Florida) -- The political committee behind a proposed constitutional amendment to let voters decide on future gambling expansions in the Sunshine State picked up...
article Seminole Tribe puts more cash into ballot measure (11/1/2018)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida this week put another $4.285 million into a gambling ballot proposal, bringing its overall contributions to nearly $24.65...
article Amendment 3 Foes Pour Money Into Ballot Fight (10/29/2018)
(Florida) -- A political committee raised $7.75 million during a week-long period as it tries to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment that could make it harder to...
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Standing Rock Sioux

article Standing Rock raises almost $250K to help pay for free voter IDs (11/6/2018)
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has raised almost $250,000 to pay for costs related to voting, including giving free IDs to tribal members after the U.S...
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Fort Peck

article Fort Peck Tribes get $500K for prosecuting violent crimes against women (11/5/2018)
(Montana) -- The Fort Peck Tribes have received roughly half-a-million dollars to prosecute crimes on the northeast Montana reservation, with a focus on violence against...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Casino money a big deal in Tiverton on Election Day (11/5/2018)
(Rhode Island) -- Charter Question 10 on the local ballot seeks to prohibit the town from using casino revenue in its operating budget and instead spend it on debt...
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California Gaming

article ICYMI: Regional tribes have contributed more than $160M to campaigns over the past decade (11/4/2018)
(California) -- Over the past decade, eight tribes in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties have flexed their political muscle by contributing a collective total of more...
article Regional tribes have contributed more than $160M to campaigns over the past decade (11/2/2018)
(California) -- Over the past decade, eight tribes in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties have flexed their political muscle by contributing a collective total of more...
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Vancouver Gaming

article Drake blocked from Vancouver's Parq Casino, claims it was 'profiling' (11/4/2018)
(Vancouver) -- Musician Drake said he was blocked from gambling at luxury resort Parq Vancouver's casino Friday night and is blaming "profiling" by the...
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Election 2018

article Women Candidates Need Ingenuity to Fund Political Campaigns (11/2/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Debra Haaland is running for Congress. She’s among a record number of American women who are running — or running again — for political...
article Capitalizing on Trump feud, conservative groups spend big on anti-Tester ads (10/26/2018)
(Montana) -- Spending on Montana's U.S. Senate race has reached $60 million and shattered a state record as Democrats try to hold on to the seat and conservative...
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Land Issues

article The Sokaogon Chippewa Community Signs Offer To Purchase Hoffman Property (11/2/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- The Sokaogon Chippewa Community signed an offer to purchase on October 31, 2018, for 190 acres known as the Hoffman Property. The property, currently...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City stays on hot streak as credit bump shows everything that dies one day comes back (11/1/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- About a year and a half after nearly becoming the first town in New Jersey since the 1930s to go bankrupt, Atlantic City's financial outlook...
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Idaho Gaming

article Report shows Prop 1 opponents raised $3.03 million in first 3 weeks of Oct., $2.5M of that from CdA Tribe (11/1/2018)
(Idaho) -- Although Idaho United Against Prop 1’s campaign finance report didn’t show up on the Secretary of State’s website on Tuesday night, it...
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Muscogee Creek

article Trust case results in $2.79 million arbitration payment (11/1/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- An appropriation totaling $2,792,718.81 was approved Oct. 17 in a Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Emergency Session. The appropriation was to...
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Deb Haaland

article Midterms 2018: Deb Haaland vs. Janice Arnold-Jones in New Mexico’s 1st District (10/31/2018)
(New Mexico) -- In New Mexico’s First Congressional District, Democrat Deb Haaland is running against Republican Janice Arnold-Jones. This district leans blue and...
article Democrat Haaland keeping money edge in US House race (10/30/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Democrat Debra Haaland is maintaining her fundraising edge over her Republican and Libertarian opponents for an open U.S. House seat in central New...
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Medford Casino

article Tribe responds to article about campaign donations and casino support (10/31/2018)
(Oregon) -- The Coquille Indian Tribe is speaking out after a Washington times article called into question campaign funds to Governor Kate Brown and her decisions on...
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Navajo Nation

article Navajo To Appeal Dismissal Of Case Against Wells Fargo (10/30/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Nation is appealing the dismissal of a lawsuit it filed against Wells Fargo, accusing the company of engaging in predatory and unlawful practices...
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Seneca Nation

article Seneca Nation receives near $1M grant from HUD (10/30/2018)
(New York) -- On Monday afternoon, representatives of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) presented a grant of $996,441 to the Seneca Nation of...
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Paulette Jordan

article Jordan, Little both raise and spend their money differently (10/29/2018)
(Idaho) -- Packed with numbers and names, the campaign finance reports filed by the two rivals to be Idaho’s next governor stretch for hundreds of pages and paint...
article Political Action Committee Reports Donation From Idaho Tribe (10/24/2018)
(Idaho) -- A federal political action committee created in July reports that it received a $25,000 contribution from the Coeur d'Alene Tribe but has spent no money....
article PAC set up with help from Paulette Jordan’s campaign got 1 donation, has spent $0 (10/23/2018)
(Idaho) -- A federal political action committee created in July with the help of an Idaho gubernatorial candidate’s campaign had received one contribution and...
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Oregon Gaming

article Oregon governor changes tune about Indian gambling after campaign contributions (10/28/2018)
(Oregon) -- When Oregon Gov. Kate Brown opposed the idea of a small Indian casino for the Coquille Tribe in 2016, she told the Bureau of Indian Affairs that she believed...
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Louisiana Gaming

article Parish govt. aims to offset prisoner costs with racino funding (10/26/2018)
(Louisiana) -- St. Landry Parish government is targeting the annual Evangeline Downs Racino funding sent to the Opelousas Police Department to help offset the costs of...
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Mining & Drilling

article James Smith Cree Nation vows to stop proposed mine unless more benefits provided (10/26/2018)
(Saskatchewan) -- Leaders from the James Smith Cree Nation say they plan to stop a proposed diamond mine near Prince Albert, Sask., unless the mining company provides...
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Trump Adminstration

article Mulvaney Joins Trump Pushing Fed to Rethink Rate Hike Strategy (10/26/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump’s budget director is doubling down on the administration’s message for the Federal Reserve: There’s no need...
article ‘We have a serious problem’: Paul Volcker is worried about something worse than inflation (10/24/2018)
(New York) -- When Paul Volcker listens to President Trump bash the Federal Reserve, he grimaces, but he is not surprised. Volcker, the tall and revered former Fed chair...
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Keystone XL Pipeline

article Keystone XL pipeline protests could cost West River counties millions (10/21/2018)
(South Dakota) -- A group of mostly rural South Dakota counties could be on the hook for millions of dollars in costs related to any protests that arise over...
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Saginaw Chippewa

article Tribal officials cite revenue decline, transfer funds to cover member payments (10/21/2018)
(Michigan) -- Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal officials have authorized a transfer of funds to cover per capita payments to members through 2019 to offset anticipated...
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Other News

article 'We're talking about our children's lives here': Ontario cuts child and youth advocate (11/16/2018)
(Ontario) -- The Ontario government has tabled fall economic legislation that will eliminate the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth. The Ontario...
article IHS liable for refusing to reimburse tribal council (11/15/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Indian Health Service unlawfully refused to reimburse the Cook Inlet Tribal Council for over $467,000 in...
article KICKSTARTER: SUANNE BIG CROW - "The hero in high tops" (11/12/2018)
(South Dakota) -- A feature documentary about one of the best high school basketball players in history, who has become a symbol of hope for her people.
article Dene Nation 'not happy' with distribution of $600M in funding for on-reserve housing (11/12/2018)
(Northwest Territories) -- The Dene Nation is looking to the federal government for clarity about $600 million in funding announced for on-reserve housing, because the...
article U-Mary receives $1.4 million grant to train Native American teachers, administrators (11/9/2018)
(North Dakota) -- Two years ago, the University of Mary obtained a $1.1 million federal grant to support Native American students studying education....
article Elgin Woman Wins $96K In Grand Victoria Casino Giveaway (10/29/2018)
(Illinois) -- A woman from Elgin was the winner of $96,000 in Saturday's Queen of Hearts Giveaway at Grand Victoria Casino. Kerry K.uncovered the much-coveted Queen...
article Bookies warned to keep an eye out for terrorists laundering money through online wagers (10/28/2018)
(UK) -- Gambling websites have been warned to watch out for terrorists laundering money by placing wagers on football and ­racing. The Gambling Commission said even...
article Event Brings in Support for Chehalis Tribal Loan Fund (10/26/2018)
(Washington) -- When Frazier Myer graduated from college last year, the transmission on his car died. Without savings or an established credit rating, he wasn’t...
article Native Village in Alaska Seeks Alternative Means Than Federal US Funding (10/26/2018)
(Alaska) -- The Native Village of Afognak in Alaska wants to develop tourism in order to raise funds for their programs as they do not expect much funding from the US...
article 2022 Native American $1 Coin Candidate Designs Unveiled (10/25/2018)
(USA) -- Last week on Tuesday, Oct. 16, the United States Mint unveiled candidate designs for the 2022 Native American $1 Coin.
article Vintage slot machine goes for $80K at Las Vegas auction (10/23/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- It took only 60 seconds for Dan Morphy to sell an antique slot machine for $80,000 Saturday morning.
article Indian Center fights to stay open (10/22/2018)
(Nebraska) -- The Indian Center in the North Bottoms Neighborhood used to bring in $20,000 a day on Husker home games. That number is now about $2,000. Now - it's...
article $1.2M in federal funding announced for 'essential and life-changing services' to support Jordan's Principle (10/19/2018)
(Manitoba) -- The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says it hopes nearly $1.2 million in federal funding announced for programs to support Jordan's Principle in Manitoba...
article Alaska Tribal courts receive $900,000 grant for Diversion Agreements (10/13/2018)
(Alaska) -- The State has recently received a federal grant for $900-thousand dollars to help implement what's called the 'Civil Diversion Agreement' with...
article Tuition waiver helps Native American students in Minnesota (10/13/2018)
(Minnesota) -- On the west side of the University of Minnesota-Morris campus stands an Anishinaabe grandmother, shrouded in a sacred blanket and embraced by two...
article Alaska Tribal Courts See Infusion Of Federal Funds (10/12/2018)
(Alaska) -- The state of Alaska now has federal funds to advance a program to use tribal courts to handle misdemeanor crimes. Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth has...
article Fairbanks Native Association receives four grants (10/6/2018)
(Alaska) -- Fairbanks Native Association has received four separate grants, three from the U.S. Department of Education and another from the U.S. Department of Health...
article Nonprofit official goes to trial in contract backdating case (10/3/2018)
(South Dakota) -- A former South Dakota nonprofit official accused of trying to avoid a potential audit is heading to trial, capping a years-long case that began when...
article UNCP awarded $1.1 million grant to assist aspiring American Indian school administrators (10/2/2018)
(North Carolina) -- UNC-Pembroke School of Education has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to address the shortage of American...
article Ute Mountain Utes awarded $1.6 million public safety grant (9/29/2018)
(Colorado) -- The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe has been awarded a $1.6 million Department of Justice grant to improve public safety. Of that amount, $898,918 is for public...

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