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Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.


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• • Northwest tribes call for Navy support of green tug program (Indian Country Today) 12/29/11

• • Montana tribe's lending business booming (Oneida Daily Dispatch) 12/26/11

• • Feinstein directs interior to review gaming decisions for two rancherias (Indian Country Today) 12/20/11

• • Hawaii's downgraded fiscal projection renews calls for legalized gambling (Hawaii Reporter)12/19/11

• • Ute tribe people, businesses prepare for improvements (KSL.com) 12/10/11

• • Indian casinos target Las Vegas-style features (Las Vegas Review Journal) 12/04/11

• • Tribal governments receive $15 million in grants for transportation (Indian Country Today) 12/04/11

• • Joshua Tree casino plan re-ignites debate over off-reservation gambling (My Desert) 12/04/11

• • NY tribal leader meets with Obama on jobs grant (The Wall Street Journal) 12/03/11

• • Cole says proposed Indian land use reforms will help tribes (Tulsa World) 11/29/11

• • Passamaquoddy Tribe advances water plant (Mainebiz) 11/28/11

• • Governor Patrick signs expanded gaming legislation (Mass.gov) 11/22/11

• • Pawnee Commission passes bond resolution (Grand Bend Tribune) 11/22/11

• • NY court: cigarette tax law harms Indian economy, but regulation is lawful (Indian Country Today) 11/22/11

• • New Bedford development sues over gambling law (CommonWealth Magazine) 11/22/11

• • Lawyer vows to appeal tribe cigarette tax case (The Wenatchee World) 11/22/11

• • Tribe voices opposition to online gaming (My Desert) 11/19/11

• • Turkish, Native American free trade bill approved (World Bulletin) 11/18/11

• • Senate committee on Indian affairs examines the future of internet gaming: what's at stake for tribes? (Senate Committee on Indian Affairs) 11/17/11

• • Las Vegas firm sues casino in trademark dispute (VegasINC) 11/15/11

• • Legislative bills, Turkish business could help tribal economic development (Indian Country Today) 11/15/11

• • A bond offering from the Navajo Nation (MSNBC) 11/14/11

• • Tribes aren't banking on just casinos anymore (STL Today) 11/13/11

• • Senate banking, housing and urban affairs committee hearing: "opportunities and challenges for economic growth in Indian country" (Menafn.com) 11/11/11

• • Coushatta Tribe leaders return from trade mission to Israel (Associated Press) 11/07/11

• • Control of Indian agriculture assets is essential (Indian Country Today) 11/07/11

• • Indian CDFIs are booming (Indian Country Today) 11/07/11

• • Maine tribe still hopeful for casino approval (Associated Press) 11/06/11

• • Bill to give boost to tribe - Turkey business links (Tulsa World) 11/04/11

• • Billionaire Navajos rated above California plan first bonds: muni credit (Bloomberg) 10/31/11

• • Arizona tribes' gambling revenue is up for first time since '08, a hopeful sign (Arizona Daily Star) 10/26/11

• • Ritchie, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe to sign joint sovereign agreement (HometownSource.com ) 10/18/11

• • Changes in Native American tax collection boost N.Y. c-stores (Convenience Store News) 10/17/11

• • American Indian businesses in decline (Houma Today) 10/10/11

• • Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing (Insurance News Net) 10/07/11

• • Legal distinction between Class II and Class III gaming causes innovation, anguish (Indian Country Today) 10/04/11

• • Boxing brings big bucks to Indian casinos (Indian Country Today) 10/03/11

• • Indian trade bill would create more economic opportunity (The Advertiser.com) 10/01/11

• • Indian Affairs oversight hearing on tribal transportation (United States Committee on Indian Affairs) 09/14/11

• • Ute tribe, Dinosaur consider cooperating on casino (Deseret News) 09/26/11

• • Maine tribes say they need more help from federal government in order to need less (The Bangor Daily News) 09/22/11

• • Indian tribes make case to boost NY economic plan (Newsday) 09/21/11

• • North coast tribes get $1.2 million for economic development (menafn.com) 09/06/11

• • N.C. wanted take of all gambling revenue (The Asheville Citizen-Times) 09/05/11

• • Busey: power in Native America (The Journal Record) 08/29/11

• • Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe seeks own casino (Gillette News Record) 08/27/11

• • A step toward better housing and economic development in Indian country (Native American Times) 08/25/11

• • Federal government awards $103M for broadband projects (WRALtechwire) 08/23/11

• • Mass. lawmakers unveil new gaming bill (Boston Herald) 08/23/11

• • Seneca Nation's new chief seeks to 'change course' (NPR) 08/18/11

• • Tax flap could disrupt Indian Market artists (The Santa Fe New Mexican) 08/16/11

• • Cuomo to explore whether to allow casinos in New York (Ithaca Journal) 08/11/11

• • Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel leverages accurate forecasting into a profitable success story (HospitalityNet) 08/02/11

• • Tribe's bonds get junk rating (Hattiesburg American) 07/31/11

• • Tribes fight casino plan (The San Bernadino Sun) 07/30/11

• • Bill to allow online gambling sites in California pits tribe against tribe (Mercury News) 07/30/11

• • Steady through the slump: Indian gaming revenues heald steady in 2010 (Indian Country Today) 07/29/11

• • A tribal dilemma (Global Gaming Business) 07/27/11

• • Tribe facing attack over bear zoos (USA Today) 07/24/11

• • Jemez Pueblo wants in on gambling act (Santa Fe New Mexican) 07/09/11

• • Feds ditch rule that foiled Indian casino plans (Associated Press) 06/14/11

• • In switch, Interior Department may allow tribes to build casinos far from reservations (The New York Times) 06/14/11

• • Casino revenue helps tribes aid local governments (NPR.org) 06/01/11

• • Rivals complain tribal-owned gas station doesn't charge state tax (Mydesert.com) 05/31/11

• • After three years of negotations, Foxwoods Union triumphs (Indian Country Today) 05/20/11

• • Inhofe reintroduces tax legislation on Indian lands (Inhofe website) 05/17/11

• • Program aims to boost reservation beef production (The Native American Times) 05/06/11

• • Senator Murkowski opposes bill to change Native contracting (Indianz.com) 04/20/11

• • Majestic views, ancient culture, and a profit fight (The New York Times) 04/24/11

• • Senators seek to restrict off-reservation tribal casino development (Casino Journal) 04/11/11

• • Alaska Native Corporations to defend controversial contracting program (Federal Times) 04/06/11

• • Gambling bill backs Tiguas but chances slim (El Paso Times) 03/30/11

• • 2nd Circuit blocks Seneca Nation from off-reservation lawsuit (Indianz.com) 03/29/11

• • Washington Indian tribes becoming economic powers (The Seattle Times) 03/27/11

• • California Indian tribes commission study to show economic benefits of casinos (The Sacramento Bee) 03/25/11

• • Native American business ownership has grown by 24 percent (The Muskogee Phoenix) 03/20/11

• • American Indian leaders urge business expansion (Bloomberg Businessweek) 03/15/11

• • FCC to increase oversight of phone subsidy plan (The Native American Times) 03/08/11

• • Gaming: in a first for Indian casinos, revenue falls (RGJ.com) 03/05/11

• • Strange targets Indian bingo (The Wetumpka Herald) 02/19/11

• • Casino case - parties wait for date with federal judge (The Gaylord Herald Times) 02/15/11

• • Native groups respond to SBA 8(a) regulations (PR-USA.net) 02/11/11

• • Warm Springs Tribe eyes highway 26 for casino (The Columbian) 02/11/11

• • Rep. Herrera Beutler questions BIA about Cowlitz casino approval (Indianz.com) 02/08/11

• • Gas stations sue over Indian tax breaks (iStockAnalyst.com) 02/07/11

• • Blackfeet chair calls for economic boost (Helenair.com) 02/04/11

• • For New Year, Chinese shell out for tribe's supersize clams (The Wall Street Journal) 02/03/11

• • For Native Americans recession hits a lot harder (Uprising Radio) 01/06/11

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