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Judge rejects Wyandotte Nation's claims over Park City casino land, leaves decision to feds

A judge has refused to order the federal government to accept into trust a tract of suburban Wichita land so that an Indian tribe can build a casino there.

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10/3/2019

article Wyandotte Tribe raising awareness for domestic violence problem
(Oklahoma) -- The Wyandotte Nation continued its ongoing support to protect victims of domestic violence by signing a proclamation Thursday, Oct. 3 in support of...

9/29/2019

article Georgia-based church group returns land to Native Americans
(Ohio) -- A Georgia-based church group has returned sacred land in Ohio to the Wyandotte Nation. The United Methodist Church Global Ministries transferred the deed...

9/23/2019

article United Methodist Church gives historic mission site and land back to Wyandotte Nation-
(Oklahoma) -- Nearly six hundred people gathered in Upper Sandusky, Ohio on September 21, 2019 to witness The United Methodist Church deed back land to the Wyandotte...

9/19/2019

article Historic site in Upper Sandusky to be returned to Wyandotte Nation
(Oklahoma) -- After 176 years, ownership of a historic property in Upper Sandusky is being returned to the Wyandotte Nation. In 1816, John Stewart, the first recorded...

9/16/2019

article Wyandotte Nation brings Native American traditions to life
(Oklahoma) -- Native American traditions are brought to life at the 30th annual Wyandotte Nation POWWOW. The POWWOW featured a variety of cultural dancing and singing.

9/11/2019

article Wyandotte exhibit highlights Native American military service dating back to Civil War
(Missouri) -- During the past two years, the tribe has collected the work of Eastern Shawnee members who have served. To expand their work, the Eastern Shawnee has...

9/5/2019

press release Sacred Native American lands to be returned to Wyandotte Nation
(Ohio) -- Seeking to return sacred lands they have held in trust for 176 years, leaders of The United Methodist Church and the Wyandotte Nation will hold a ceremony in...

12/9/2018

article Wyandotte Shop with a Cop
(Oklahoma) -- The shop with a cop tradition is alive and well in the Wyandotte nation. On Sunday, underprivileged kids joined the Wyandotte Nation Tribal Police...

10/26/2018

article Johnston named new Wyandotte Nation Chief of Police
(Oklahoma) -- Johnston comes to the position with nearly 25 years in law enforcement as an officer with the Miami Police Department starting in 1990, followed by four...
article Wyandotte Nation donates $100,000 to Wyandotte Schools
(Oklahoma) -- The support of the Wyandotte Nation for the Wyandotte School District alleviates many of the challenges facing schools and education in Oklahoma districts...

9/22/2018

article Wyandotte Nation police chief resigns; tribe seeking successor
(Oklahoma) -- The Wyandotte Tribe of Oklahoma is now searching for a new tribal police department chief after Ken Murphy resigned from the position Thursday. Murphy, who...

7/21/2017

article Wyandotte students the product of educational and cultural cooperation
(Oklahoma) -- Local Native American students are outperforming those in other states academically. From preschool through high school graduation, students in Wyandotte...

6/8/2017

press release River Bend Casino opens doors after renovation
(Oklahoma) -- Since 2007, the Wyandotte Nation Casino has been a source of gaming, entertainment and great food. Two years ago, the Wyandotte Nation began a project to...

4/23/2017

article Captain Bearskin becomes Chief of the Wyanotte Tribe
(Arizona) -- One of the interesting outcomes of writing this column is hearing from people, and especially veterans. My Marine pilot friend, Pete Peterson, of Scottsdale...

3/10/2017

article Renewed, renamed: Wyandotte Nation River Bend Casino Hotel opens soon
(Oklahoma) -- If you think you've seen it or experienced it, go again. Sitting at the edge of Wyandotte on Highway 60, the Wyandotte Nation River Bend Casino has...

9/11/2016

article NEWS NOW Preserving tribal past, future - Wyandotte Nation Cultural Center and Museum opens
(Florida) -- High atop a hill, the recently completed Wyandotte Nation Cultural Center and Museum sits as a place to focus on the tribe's rich ancestral heritage and...

7/20/2015

article Wyandotte tribe opens Turtle Stop II in Grove
(Oklahoma) -- Members of the Wyandotte Tribe of Oklahoma (WTOK) celebrated the opening of the tribe's latest enterprise on Thursday, July 16, with a traditional...

6/24/2015

article Wyandotte chiefs offer their perspective
(Ohio) -- Members of the Wyandotte Native American Nation are coming together locally this week to tell their side of history to local school students. The educational...

3/1/2015

article Wynn Resorts aims to remove Elaine Wynn from board
(Las Vegas) -- Casino developer Wynn Resorts Ltd has proposed removing Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of the company’s chairman Steve Wynn, as a so-called Class I director,...

12/23/2014

article Wyandotte Nation building new Cultural Center
(Oklahoma) -- The Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma has chosen a dynamic design with real impact for a new 7,000 square foot Cultural Center to be built on tribal grounds in...

11/28/2014

article Wyandotte Nation to debut part of $30M expansion at casino
(Oklahoma) -- The Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma has completed the first part of a $30 million casino expansion project. The Wyandotte Casino will be seeing upgrades to...

11/27/2014

article Area casino expands
(Oklahoma) -- An area casino is expanding in two phases and one of the phases will be open to the public in early December. Wyandotte Casino, 100 Jackpot Place,...

10/11/2014

article Judge won't let Wyandotte Nation be sued by casino patron
(Oklahoma) -- The Wyandotte Nation can't be sued by a casino patron due to sovereign immunity, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. The patron sued the tribe after...

7/24/2014

article Wyandotte Nation Casino Additions
(Oklahoma) -- It's not everyday you see a casino with a bowling alley. "That was really the hub of the idea, is we wanted to bring something no one had and no...
article Wyandotte New Splash Pad
(Oklahoma) -- A new splash pad is open on Wyandotte Tribal land. Water shoots up from fountains, streams down from overhead, and even squirts across the play area in a...

7/21/2014

article Judge dismisses lawsuit brought by Oklahoma tribe over Kansas land slated for a casino
(Kansas) -- A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit brought by an Oklahoma tribe seeking to build a casino on suburban Wichita land. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson...
article Oklahoma tribe agrees dismissal appropriate for remaining claim in lawsuit over Kansas land
(Kansas) -- An Oklahoma tribe has agreed with the government that the last claim in its lawsuit seeking to build a casino on suburban Wichita land should be dismissed.

7/9/2014

article Judge gives tribe until July 19 to make pleading in Casino case
(Kansas) -- A federal judge has ordered an Oklahoma tribe to show cause why the court shouldn’t dismiss the last remaining claim in its lawsuit seeking to build a...

7/8/2014

article Federal Agency Rejects Application for Park City Tribal Casino
(Kansas) -- The United States Department of the Interior has rejected a request by the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma to take land owned by the tribe near Park City into a...
article Feds reject application for Park City tribal casino
(Kansas) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior has denied a request from the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma that would have allowed the group to build a tribal casino in...
article Wyandotte Nation vows fight over rejected casino bid in Kansas
(Kansas) -- The Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma said it will do what it takes to win federal approval for an off-reservation casino in Kansas. The Bureau of Indian Affairs...

7/7/2014

article Federal government denies Wyandotte Nation’s latest casino gambit
(Kansas) -- The U.S. Department of Interior has dealt another setback to the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma's decades-old struggle to open a full-scale casino in the...
article Federal government rejects tribe’s application for Park City casino
(Kansas) -- A proposed casino for Park City has been rejected by the federal government. The U,S. Department of the Interior has turned down an application by the...
article Feds deal blow to Park City casino hopes
(Kansas) -- Kansas Star Casino will be the only game close to Wichita, at least for a while. Plans for a tribal casino in Park City were dealt a big blow Monday when the...
article Feds deny tribe's application seeking casino in Sedgwick County
(Kansas) -- The federal government has refused to accept a tract of suburban Wichita land into trust so an Indian tribe can build a casino there, the Kansas Attorney...
article Government rules against Wyandotte Nation in land purchase
(Kansas) -- The federal government struck a crippling blow to the Wyandotte Nation’s plans to build a casino in suburban Wichita, Kansas, by refusing to accept a...
article Interior Department rejects request to place land in trust
(Kansas) -- The United States Department of the Interior has rejected a request by the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma to take land owned by the tribe near Park City,...
article Park City tribal casino denied by U.S. Dept. of the Interior
(Kansas) -- Ten years after a tribal casino was first proposed in Park City, the federal government has denied the application. The United States Department of the...
article Tribe receives reservation status on proposed casino land
(Kansas) -- Kevin Washburn, Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of Interior, issued his decision July 3 in favor of the Nation regarding its...

11/8/2013

article Wyandotte tribe announces casino expansion plans
(Oklahoma) -- A $30 million expansion project for the Wyandotte Nation Casino was unveiled on Monday, Nov. 4. Phase one of a three phase expansion project will double...

11/5/2013

article Wyandotte Nation Breaks Ground On Casino Expansion
(Oklahoma) -- A $30 million expansion at the Wyandotte Nation Casino is expected to add up to 50 jobs in northeastern Oklahoma. The Ottawa County tribe announced plans...

11/4/2013

article Wyandotte Nation Casino to expand
(Oklahoma) -- Wyandotte Nation Casino in the next year will undergo a $30 million, 25,000-square-foot expansion and renovation, tribal officials announced today.
article Wyandotte tribe officials announce $30 million casino expansion project
(Oklahoma) -- Officials with the Wyandotte tribe on Monday announced the start of a $30 million project to expand and renovate the Wyandotte Nation Casino, which opened...

4/11/2013

article Judge rules against Indian claim on Park City land
(Kansas) -- A judge refused Wednesday to order the federal government to accept into trust the Park City land where the Wyandotte Nation wants to build a casino near...

4/10/2013

article Judge rejects Wyandotte Nation's claims over Park City casino land, leaves decision to feds
(Kansas) -- A judge has refused to order the federal government to accept into trust a tract of suburban Wichita land so that an Indian tribe can build a casino there.

3/16/2013

article Park City casino case in court this week
(Kansas) -- The state of Kansas and the Wyandotte nation continued to battle this week over whether the tribe should be allowed to build a casino in Park City.

3/15/2013

article Park City casino case back in court
(Kansas) -- The state of Kansas continued a push Thursday to block a casino from being built in Park City. The Wyandotte nation wants to build a casino on land it bought...

1/18/2013

article Decision expected next month on Park City casino
(Kansas) -- Wyandotte nation Chief Billy Friend tells KWCH News he expects a federal ruling next month that would force the U.S. government to accept or reject the tribe...

1/17/2013

article Tribe expects decision soon about fate of Park City casino
(Kansas) -- It's been nearly seven years and still there's no official word if Park City will get an Indian casino. The Wyandotte Nation has been fighting since...

8/11/2012

article Judge dismisses Kan. claims over Park City casino
(Kansas) -- A federal judge has thwarted a move by Kansas to block an Indian tribe's effort to build a casino near Wichita. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson on...

4/13/2012

article Ks. seeks to block Indian casino
(Kansas) -- The state of Kansas received permission Thursday to join the legal fight over the Wyandotte Nation’s efforts to build a casino in Park City, a case...

4/12/2012

article Judge lets Kansas to join dispute over tribal land
(Kansas) -- A federal magistrate judge has allowed Kansas to join the fight over the Wyandotte Nation's claim to Park City land where the tribe wants to build a...

12/5/2011

article Indian claim over Park City land set in Kansas
(Kansas) -- The legal fight over on the Wyandotte Nation's efforts to build a casino will be played out in a federal courtroom in Kansas. The Wyandotte Nation had...

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