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Bernadine Burnette, President, Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

We have had to navigate the impacts of the pandemic for the past 18 months, and unfortunately, it is not over yet. Our first priority has been to ensure the health and safety of our tribal members, guests and employees.

Greg Sarris, Tribal Chairman, Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria

The challenges have been to work closely with local and state officials to be consistent with COVID-19 safety requirements. The opportunities are largely in the area of increased guest services, food and hotel accommodations, and slot and table options.

Keith B. Anderson, Chairman, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

At the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC), we have been fortunate to have an incredible team helping us navigate the uncertainties of the pandemic. The past year has required a lot of flexibility, creativity and perseverance.

Craig Harper, Chief, Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma

Like many tribal and public casinos across the nation, navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and aftermath is our Enterprises toughest business challenge.

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WA Gambling Commission and Muckleshoot Indian Tribe Approve Class III Compact Amendment

LACEY, WA – Washington State Gambling Commissioners and Ex-Officios recently voted 6-0...

Congresswoman Stansbury Advances Key Bills to Reinforce Tribal Sovereignty During Natural Resources Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a House Committee on Natural Resources markup, U.S. Representative Melanie...

Interior Department Leaders Focus on Administration’s Tribal Water Infrastructure Investments in Oregon Visit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland and Principal Deputy...

Interior Department Leaders Highlight Wildland Fire Preparedness, Tribal and Conservation Investments During Oregon Visit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland and Principal Deputy...

Interior Department Welcomes New Biden-Harris Appointees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of the Interior has announced key members of...

Melinda Coffin Announced as CEO of Soaring Eagle Properties

MOUNT PLEASANT, MI – The Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Council has announced the...

Muscogee Citizen Confirmed as First Native American Federal Judge in Washington State History

OKMULGEE, OK – The U.S. Senate has confirmed Muscogee citizen Lauren J....

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. Receives Leadership Award From IEDC

NASHVILLE, TN – Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. received the Leadership Award for Public...

San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality Announces Cynthia Kiser Murphey as GM of Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – The San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality Authority (SMGHA) announced that...

Scientific Games Appoints Connie James as Chief Financial Officer

LAS VEGAS, NV – Scientific Games has announced the appointment of Connie...

IGT’s Knute Knudson, Jr. to be Inducted Into American Gaming Association’s Gaming Hall of Fame

LONDON, U.K – International Game Technology (IGT) announced that Knute Knudson, Jr.,...

Mike Bean Announced as New CEO of Desert Diamond Casinos

TUCSON, AZ – Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment recently announced the hiring...

Bryan Newland Ceremonially Sworn In as Interior Department Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bryan Newland was ceremonially sworn in as Department of the Interior...