Bob de los Angeles

Robert de los Angeles, Chairman, Snoqualmie Indian Tribe

We constantly seek new ways to engage in additional enterprises, and with those opportunities, always fostering an understanding of the skills to operate those enterprises.
Michael Hunter

Michael Hunter, Tribal Chairman, Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians

COVID-19 has had a reverberating effect on our tribe and community as a whole. The pandemic has changed the predictability of the workforce, supplies and resources. Operating hours and standard operating procedures have changed to keep our team members and community safe.
Cyrus Ben

Cyrus Ben, Tribal Chief, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

Our tribe is a close-knit community and we have all known someone or we ourselves have been affected by COVID-19. It takes a mental toll on our tribal members as we face this health crisis, but I feel we have come together to care for each other and keep our spirits strong during this time.
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.
Brenda Meade

Brenda Meade, Chairman, Coquille Indian Tribe

Self-sufficiency isn’t just about tribal government. It’s about the people. Strengthening the people has to be the priority in your businesses and your government.
Stephen Cope

Stephen W. Cope, Chairman, San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians

This crisis has impacted our tribe considerably. About 140 of our members are elders, and many of them rely on the income generated from our gaming enterprise.
Robert Miguel

Robert Miguel, Chairman, Ak-Chin Indian Community

We are a small community with a membership of a little over 1,300. We’ve had a number of members who have tested positive for the virus. Per capita-wise, we did encounter a high rate of the virus.

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

Amanda Vance, Tribal Chairperson, Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians

We’ve incurred financial losses in the millions of dollars; we’ve had to furlough and lay off hundreds of tribal government and business employees; we’ve had team members and customers who have lost loved ones; and we’ve been forced to conduct operations in a whole new way throughout our organization, etc.
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.
Nathan Chapa

Nathan Chapa Named VP of Hospitality at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

TAMPA, FL – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has named Nathan Chapa Vice President of Hospitality. He will be responsible...
Andy R. Ayze

In Memoriam: Andy R. Ayze, Former Navajo Council Delegate, Chapter President

WINDOW ROCK, AZ – Andy R. Ayze, former Council Delegate and Chinle Chapter President passed away peacefully at the age of 73 years old. 
Chairman Pierite Mayor Lemoine

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana Regains Ownership of Ancestral Lands

MARKSVILLE, LA – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana and the City of Marksville signed an agreement transferring ownership of the Marksville Historic...
West Point Wastewater Treatment Plant

King County Unanimously Approves Settlement With Suquamish Tribe Over Sewage Spill Dispute

SEATTLE, WA – The King County Council voted unanimously in favor of a landmark settlement with the Suquamish Tribe to redress the...