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Marcellus W. Osceola

Marcellus W. Osceola, Jr., Chairman, Seminole Tribe of Florida

Through a combination of official orders, broadcast briefings and personal appeals, the Seminole Tribe has been relentless in educating its members about the importance of staying home, social distancing, wearing face coverings, washing their hands and reporting the first COVID-19 symptoms.
Chief Roy Whitney-Onespot

Roy Whitney-Onespot, Chief, Tsuut’ina Nation

This is a time to remember and honor the ones who have passed, while learning more about injustices and generational impacts that are felt in all First Nations. We also are filled with hope that it can be an opportunity to advance reconciliation and renew relationships based on recognition of rights, respect, and partnership.
David Sickey

David Sickey, Tribal Chairman, Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana

Despite the challenges posed by COVID-19 and its aftermath, our tribe and casino continue to be successful in addressing the needs and desires of our customer base on a day-to-day basis. As a result, we have been able to navigate the first four months of 2021 successfully.
Keith Anderson

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.
Terry Rambler

Terry Rambler, Chairman, San Carlos Apache Tribe

Our Council declared a state of emergency back in March and had zero COVID-19 positive cases on our reservation until May 27, largely because of strict mitigation measures. Since then, we have seen two surges and a recent softening in numbers.
Andrew Dru Alejandre

Andrew “Dru” Alejandre, Chairman, Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians

All of our investments are designed to drive sustainable businesses and be a resource to support the well-being of our people and our surrounding communities, now and in the future.​
Chairman Ned Daniels, Jr.

Ned Daniels, Jr., Chairman, Forest County Potawatomi

We have been able to successfully navigate through these uncertain times for two main reasons – excellent management and strong long-term planning/thinking.
Rodney Butler

Rodney Butler, Chairman, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

The impact from the pandemic has been felt far and wide, and our nation will be in recovery for months if not years to come. In March, we closed our tribal government and Foxwoods Resort Casino for the first time ever since opening over 28 years ago.
James Gessner

James Gessner, Chairman, The Mohegan Tribe

The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 has touched each and every person across the globe as individuals, businesses, communities and tribes. The Mohegan Nation is not exempt from that.
Charles Martin

Charles Martin, Tribal Chairman, Morongo Band of Mission Indians

From our leadership on issues impacting Indian Country to advancing our business enterprises and providing services to our tribal members, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians expects 2022 to be an extremely busy year full of opportunity and promise.
Chumash Casino Resort

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Amazon Future Engineer

Amazon Commits $2.25 Million To Engage Indigenous Students in Computer Science

SEATTLE, WA – Indigenous youth face significant barriers to accessing computer science (CS) instruction and opportunities in schools on Native American reservations....
Harrah's Cherokee 3 Doors Down

Harrah’s Cherokee Hosts Annual Charity Concert Featuring 3 Doors Down

CHEROKEE, NC – For the fifth year, 3 Doors Down performed for a cause at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort with their 17th...
TribalNet 23rd Annual Tradeshow

TribalNet Sees Record Attendance at Its 23rd Annual Conference and Tradeshow

RENO, NV – TribalNet recently held its 23rd Annual Conference and Tradeshow at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino in Reno, NV....