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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.

New Games

Aristocrat Gaming – Dune

Aristocrat Gaming’s new Dune Class III slot game is a technologically advanced gaming experience, and in a monumental first, the slot game’s release to casinos has been synced with the U.S. theatrical release of the motion picture.

Sen. Schatz Leads Indian Affairs Roundtable on Broadband Infrastructure in Native Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Chairman of the Senate...

NM Governor Grisham’s FY23 Budget Recommendation Increases Investments in Tribal Communities

SANTA FE, NM – The New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration...

Interior Department Seeks Nominations for Committee To Replace Derogatory Names

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of the Interior has announced that it is...

Bureau of Indian Education Unveils Official Logo

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) has marked a...

Members of Congress Reintroduce Bill To Guarantee Tribes Access to Strategic National Stockpile

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Representatives Ruben Gallego (D-AZ)...

Nathan Peak Appointed Practice Leader of HBG Design

MEMPHIS, TN – HBG Design has appointed Nathan Peak as Practice Leader....

Corey Bunch Named Cherokee Nation Chief of Staff

TAHLEQUAH, OK – Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. has named Corey...

Navajo Leader Theresa Hatathlie Appointed As Arizona State Senator

WINDOW ROCK, AZ – Theresa Hatathlie has been appointed as Arizona State...

David Greendeer Appointed New Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Administrator

MASHPEE, MA – David Greendeer has been appointed the new Mashpee Wampanoag...

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Appoints Amy J. Pierce As First Fulltime District Court Judge

DURANT, OK – Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has appointed Amy J. Pierce...

Debora Juarez Elected Seattle City Council President, First Indigenous Council President in City History

SEATTLE, WA – Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5 – North Seattle) was elected Council...

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Appoints Haven Pope as Chief Accounting Officer

UNCASVILLE, CT – Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) has announced the appointment of Haven...