President Marlon WhiteEagle

Marlon WhiteEagle, President, Ho-Chunk Nation

We are seeing a lot of funding opportunities from various federal agencies outside the large U.S. Treasury direct payment to tribes. These funding levels should be the “new normal” when addressing tribal trust and treaty rights needs.
Chiarman John St. Clair

John St. Clair, Chairman, Eastern Shoshone Tribe

Like many tribal nations throughout the country, the Shoshone Tribe depends on their enterprises to manage their resources and assets and to bring in much needed revenue to the tribe and community.
Chairwoman Teri Gobin

Teri Gobin, Chairwoman, Tulalip Tribes

We had additional closures when rioters and looters came through our area. We had to make immediate decisions to close our whole Quil Ceda Village area down and had police barricades everywhere. The word went out and tribal members helped guard the area along with the police...
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.

W. Ron Allen, Tribal Chairman/CEO, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

As we move deeper into 2021, we find ourselves doing our part to defeat the pandemic and get back to normal. This current health care dilemma has been an adjustment for both our tribal governmental operation and our businesses.
Rodney Butler

Rodney Butler, Chairman, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

Heading into 2021, we continued to redefine our post-pandemic resort experience, bolstering Foxwoods’ offerings and driving the resort’s experiential evolution forward, while also keeping safety top-of-mind.
Joseph T. Byrd

Joseph T. Byrd, Chairman, Quapaw Nation

As positive test cases and mortality rates sharply decline, there is a better sense of public health and safety from our tribal members. Our government offices have shifted back to being fully opened to the public and our business entities have relaxed pandemic protocols that were put in place over a year ago.
Chuck Hoskin

Chuck Hoskin, Jr., Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation

Cherokee Nation has remained steadfast in its efforts to prioritize the health and safety of its tribal citizens, team members and guests above all else. We’re working with our partners at the state and federal levels to help the communities within our reservation and build back the local economy.
Gwendena Lee-Gatewood

Gwendena Lee-Gatewood, Chairwoman, White Mountain Apache Tribe

We have strived to find a balance between addressing public health concerns while still providing recreation and economic stability for our tribe and people.
Delores Pigsley

Delores Pigsley, Tribal Chairman, Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians

We practice all of the same protocols for COVID-19 health and safety as we did before. It's been challenging, but we've enjoyed good revenue so far this year.
Senate Indian Affairs

Sen. Schatz Leads Legislative Oversight Hearing on Federal Indian Boarding Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, led a hearing titled “Oversight Hearing on...
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San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians Celebrates Completion of Solar Microgrid Project

SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians (SPBMI) held a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate and commemorate the commissioning...
Morongo Fire Engine Donation

Morongo Donates Fire Engine to College of the Desert

CABAZON, CA – The Morongo Band of Mission Indians recently donated a fire engine to the College of the Desert to further...
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Buy-Back Program Sends Offers to Landowners With Fractional Interests at Crow Creek Reservation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of the Interior has announced that over 5,500 landowners with fractional interests at the Crow Creek Reservation have...