Andrew Cardno

Operations: Tribal Gaming in a Vaccine Enabled World

by Andrew Cardno
As tribes are planning their gaming businesses in a world where a COVID-19 vaccine is widely available, there are critical factors that will determine the future state of business.
Richard McGee

Legal Front: Vaccinations and the Workplace

by Richard McGee
Can tribal employers compel employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19? The answer is yes, with some likely exceptions.
Jeanette Showalter

Workplace Safety: Fixing the Problem Once

by Jeanette Showalter
Every organization wants to achieve a zero accident workplace, and there are companies that have proven it can be done.
Ernie Stevens, Jr.

Speak Out: Never Bet Against the American People

by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.
Americans face the darkest hours in generations. We are up against a triple threat: a public health catastrophe, an economic collapse, and a reckoning with racial injustice and inequality.
Sam Cohen

One More Problem with COVID-19: Property Tax Refunds

by Sam Cohen
While the law is unclear (as is everything with COVID-19), there are a number of low cost acts tribes can take to minimize their property taxes.
Andrew Klebanow

Operations: Lessons From 2020

by Andrew Klebanow
One question that operators should begin to ask is, what has been learned from 2020?
David Vialpando

The Mask

by David Vialpando
Like many of you, I woke up one morning in January to the news of an epidemic in China. People contracting a virus were dying.
Andrew Hofstetter

Adapting to Change Through the Unavoidable Reality of COVID-19

by Andrew Hofstetter
COVID-19 has not only changed America, but it has changed the landscape and the way Indian Country, and Indian gaming operates for the foreseeable future.
Kris Nixon

Casinos and CARES Act Funding

by Kris Nixon
Casinos have experienced many issues throughout 2020 related to the COVID-19 pandemic. All were shut down for a period of time, some are still closed, and there are wide ranging economic effects to casinos and related tribes.
Ernie Stevens, Jr.

Indian Country Shows Strong Presence at the Polls

by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.
It’s 2020, so we knew it would not be easy. Election night turned to weeks as votes continued to be counted.
Red Willow Estates Ground Blessing

Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures Holds Ground Blessing at Future Site of Red Willow Estates...

ONAMIA, MN – Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures (MLCV) recently held an Ojibwe blessing at the future site of Red Willow Estates at...

Cherokee Nation Brings Burgeoning Technology to Language Efforts

TAHLEQUAH, OK – In honor of Sequoyah and this year’s bicentennial celebration of the Cherokee syllabary, Cherokee Nation has become the first...

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 Stansbury (NM-01) worked to advance 17 bills, including legislation to reinforce tribal...
DOI

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 Assistant Secretary Rachael Taylor visited Warm Springs, OR, where they...