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Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on 2023 and Beyond

This month, we spoke with five tribal leaders from across Indian Country about the greatest risks, challenges and rewards for 2023; how...
James Gessner

James Gessner, Chairman, Mohegan Tribe

Spirit of Aquai is a philosophy that guides our tribe and our businesses. It is a spirit of welcoming, cooperation, and mutual respect.
Tehassi Hill

Tehassi Hill, Chairman, Oneida Nation

Oneida Nation, through the decades, has created a broad system of checks and balances, which requires accountability and communication to our citizens.
Carla Keene

Carla Keene, Chairman, Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians

The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians continues to move forward in growing future leaders through education, revitalizing our culture – which was lost when we were forced to assimilate into the white world to survive – and bringing back our traditions.
Neil Peyron

Neil Peyron, Chairman, Tule River Tribe of California

One of our greatest assets are the people working for the tribe who continue to do the best that they can with limited resources. They always come through.
Joseph 'Zeke' Rupnick

Joseph “Zeke” Rupnick, Chairman, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Just like many other tribes across the nation, COVID highlighted some gaps within our infrastructure. These are some of the areas that we are currently working on and trying to eliminate gaps as best we can, given the limited amount of resources available.

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on Oklahoma

This month, we spoke with four tribal leaders in Oklahoma about the greatest risks, challenges and rewards in 2022; how strong leadership...
Bill Anoatubby

Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation

The Chickasaw Nation places a high priority on maintaining law and order while ensuring the safety, security, and individual rights of our citizens.
Gary Batton

Gary Batton, Chief, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

The greatest reward is seeing our tribal members enjoy all the benefits we can provide, especially in education, public safety, economic development and fostering of our culture.

David Hill, Principal Chief, Muscogee Nation

This administration, want to set a precedent for all leadership that begins with our example. Are we doing our part every day to keep our citizens as the highest priority?
Graton Resort & Casino

IGT Expands Cashless Gaming Footprint With Graton Resort & Casino

ROHNERT PARK, CA – International Game Technology (IGT) has signed a multi-year agreement with Graton Resort & Casino in Rohnert Park, CA to enable...
Barb Harpling

Barb Harpling Joins JCM Global As Account Executive

LAS VEGAS, NV – Barb Harpling has joined JCM Global as an Account Executive. She will be based in JCM’s American headquarters...
John Wickes

Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino Names John Wickes Director of Marketing

EAGLE PASS, TX – John Wickes has joined Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino (KLEC) as Director of Marketing. Wickes will oversee all facets of the...
Comanche Student Food Drive

Comanche Cares Holds Food Drive for Comanche Academy Charter School

LAWTON, OK – Comanche Cares, a community giving initiative by Comanche Nation Entertainment, is making sure students at the Comanche Academy Charter...