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• • Indian Tribe see bright future in solar (Christian Science Monitor) 1/13/10

• • Judge nullifies agreement in Wisconsin tribal casino default (The Day) 01/13/10

• • Senecas opposing PACT Act passage (The Dunkirk Observer) 01/11/10

• • California tribes host gaming meeting in Palm Springs (Indianz.com) 01/06/10

• • New tribal compact moving towards senate floor (Capital Weekly) 12/17/09

• • American Indian unemployment - from bad to worse in recession (New America Media) 12/10/09

• • Johnson announces over $1 million for reservation transportation projects (Press Release of Senator Johnson) 12/10/09

• • Demand increases 30 percent for FY 2010 Native American CDFI Assistance Program (Community Development Financial Institutions Fund) 12/09/09

• • With 63% unemployment, Oregon tribe clings to hope (Oregonian) 12/5/09

• • ‘Indian Oprah’ says economic development key to creating better future on reservations (Missoulian) 12/3/09

• • Casino status lawsuit will go to U.S. Supreme Court (Lynden Tribune) 12/2/09

• • Off-reservation casinos pit Indians against gambling opponents (Washington Post) 11/26/09

• • Garcia's Deli broke deal, tribe says (Martha's Vineyard Times) 11/25/09

• • Buffalo Thunder won't make another bond payment (Santa Fe New Mexican) 11/24/09

• • Wisconsin tribes sign tourism agreement with state (Indianz.com) 11/24/09

• • Tribe looking to create more revenue through government and alternative energy contracting (Petoskey News-Review) 11/23/09

• • Northwestern Shoshone suspend executives (Salt Lake Tribune) 11/22/09

• • Tribes invite businesses to reservations (Arizona Republic) 11/19/09

• • Wall Street now home to American Indian firm (National Public Radio) 11/17/09

• • Oklahoma tribes receive millions from stimulus (Oklamhoman) 11/15/09

• • Our view: Red Dog, take two (Anchorage Daily News) 11/14/09

• • Native American gaming insights: off-reservation gaming approvals - how will the feds play their hand? (Turtle Talk) 11/11/09

• • Nez Perce Tribe gives members stimulus payments (Idaho Statesman) 11/11/09

• • Navajo artisans hit by recession at annual sale (Salt Lake Tribune) 11/8/09

• • Recognizing that Oklahoma is Native America (Edmond Sun) 11/5/09

• • Small businesses can have big impact (Alaska Dispatch) 11/3/09

• • Changes planned for Native contracting program (Anchorage Daily News) 10/23/09

• • An Indian reservation as economic engine? (National Public Radio) 10/22/09

• • On rural Navajo reservation, jobs are still scarce (National Public Radio) 10/21/09

• • Dry Creek tribe eyes baseball park: Other options also being considered for land south of Petaluma (Petaluma Argus-Courier) 10/16/09

• • Grant to help tribes develop farm market stores (KXNet) 10/12/09

• • Tiguas seek new economic staple: Tribe uses grant to explore, diversify (El Paso Times) 10/12/09

• • Region’s health tied to casinos (Norwich Bulletin) 10/10/09

• • Enterprise aims at creating tribal jobs (Great Falls Tribune) 10/9/09

• • $4.3 million awarded to tribes for projects (Great Falls Tribune) 10/8/09

• • Put your financial house in order (Indian Country Today) 10/8/09

• • Tribal bison co-op gets grant to develop e-commerce system (Rapid City Journal) 10/1/09

• • ITX, Cherokee Nation merge (Coloradoan) 9/30/09

• • Recession, seasonal slowdown force Mason County casino to fold (Kitsap Sun) 9/28/09

• • Umatillas receive $22.6 M in tribal development bonds (Tri-City Herald) 9/22/09

• • Oneida, Menominee use $38 million in stimulus funds to upgrade Thornberry Creek, finance convention center, hotel expansion (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 9/22/09

• • Oneida Nation, banking on tax-exempt status, buys cigarette factory (Post-Standard) 9/17/09

• • Stimulus money will help build E. Valley baseball complex (Arizona Republic) 9/17/09

• • Treasury, Governor Richardson announce $1 billion in Recovery Act Bond authority for tribal communities (U.S. Department of the Treasury) 9/15/09

• • Financial firm new territory for tribe (American Public Media) 9/9/09

• • Cherokee opens new golf course (Asheville Citizen-Times) 9/1/09

• • Port, Lummis consider real estate partnership (Bellingham Herald) 8/31/09

• • The Grapes of Wrath revisited: The plight of Native Americans (Observer) 8/30/09

• • New business in Cherokee another stride for tribe (Asheville Citizen-Times) 8/28/09

• • Tribes build business beyond casinos (American Public Media) 8/27/09

• • Report: Indian gaming boom slows (The Press Democrat) 8/26/09

• • Tribe seeks permission to operate dog tracks (Miami Herald) 8/24/09

• • Sour economy taking chunk out of gambling revenues (Madison Capital Times) 8/24/09

• • Hoopa, Yurok tribes land coveted housing stimulus (The Times-Standard) 8/21/09

• • Seminole Tribe likely to punt compact back to lawmakers (Orlando Sentinel) 8/19/09

• • Station Casinos' plans to manage American Indian casino in Michigan move forward (Las Vegas Review Journal) 8/19/09

• • Cherokees plan cultural tourism ad campaign (NewsOK) 8/18/09

• • Narragansetts win $2M HUD grant (The Westerly Sun) 8/16/09

• • Summit aims to help economic growth on reservations (Billings Gazette) 8/12/09

• • Inupiat Eskimos jump into PPIP (The Wall Street Journal) 8/11/09

• • Nations seek N.Y. casinos (Indian Country Today) 8/7/09

• • Mashantuckets pay $2.9 million to settle suit (Norwich Bulletin) 8/6/09

• • Casino cash down from year earlier (The Arizona Republic) 8/5/09

• • Tribal gaming revenues remain low (YumaSun.com) 8/3/09

• • Fort Sill Apache Tribe vows to appeal NIGC decision to close Akela Casino (Indian Country Today) 7/31/09

• • Top U.S. Indian Affairs official accepts Hinchey's invitation to visit Sullivan County & tour potential off-reservation gaming sites (Targeted News Service) 7/29/09

• • Secretary Donovan announces $100 million in Recovery Act funds to improve Native American housing, spur economic development (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 7/28/09

• • Standing Rock Sioux get $30 million loan to expand casino complex in North Dakota (Associated Press) 7/23/09

• • McCaskill knocks Alaska Native Corporations (Indian Country Today) 7/25/09

• • Navajo council OKs effort to create green jobs (Examiner.com) 7/22/09

• • Navajo Nation legislation seeks to create green jobs (New Mexico Business Weekly) 7/20/09

• • Native corporations defend no-bid contracts in front of U.S. Senate (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner) 7/19/09

• • Valley tribe will build spring site for D-Backs (Arizona Republic) 7/17/09

• • Committee scrutinizes Alaska Native corporation contracts (Anchorage Daily News) 7/16/09

• • Tribal casino closes due to poor economy (Indian Country Today) 7/15/09

• • Campo Band of Kumeyaay Indians receive stimulus funds for clean drinking water (East County Magazine) 7/15/09

• • Casinos trim and adapt to trying times with success (San Diego Union-Tribune) 7/14/09

• • Court ruling puts Cayuga Indian Nation back in cigarette business (Syracuse Post-Standard) 7/10/09

• • Farmers converge for industry training (Farmington Daily Times) 7/10/09

• • American Indians revive tribal identity to raise economic status (America.gov) 7/10/09

• • Boren works to bring federal R&D funding to Native American-owned businesses(TradingMarkets) 7/10/09

• • Stimulus funds for tribal water projects (Associated Press) 7/9/09

• • Tohono O'odham Nation courts West Valley support for resort-casino (Daily News Sun) 7/9/09

• • Indian Country to benefit from stimulus funds (Fort Mills Times) 7/9/09

• • Tribe nets $900K stimulus (Cortez Journal) 7/9/09

• • Narragansetts to get federal drinking water money (Boston Globe) 7/8/09

• • $90 Million in Recovery Act funds to bolster water services in Indian country and create jobs (Native American Times) 7/8/09

• • New D.C. cast, same casino opposition (Beloit Daily News) 7/8/09

• • Shinnecock Indian Nation leaders split on casino path (Southampton News) 7/7/09

• • Tribal casinos ally to improve the odds (Wall Street Journal) 7/7/09

• • Tribe takes big gamble on new casino (The Detroit News) 7/7/09

• • Soboba annexation plan to be up for review (Press-Enterprise) 7/4/09

• • More federal delay for Rohnert Park casino plan (Santa Rosa Press Democrat) 7/3/09

• • $2 million to aid Elwha restoration (Peninsula Daily News) 7/1/09

• • Tribe makes $250K payment to Middleboro (The Enterprise) 7/1/09

• • State unlikely to change gaming laws to pave way for Sturgis casino, lawmaker says (Michigan Live) 7/1/09

• • Western Iowa tribal casino suspends operations (Sioux City Journal) 6/30/09

• • Tribes net $28 million windfall (Wyoming Business Report) 6/29/09

• • Secretary Salazar announces $93 million in economic recovery investments to improve rural water in the Dakotas (Targeted News Service) 6/27/09

• • Increase in Native corporation contracts brings Senate scrutiny (Anchorage Daily News) 6/23/09

• • Washington court rules tribes are not "persons" under CERCLA (Northwest Indian Law & Business Advisor) 6/20/09

• • Roundtable planned for Indian telecommunications issues ( Argus Leader) 6/19/09

• • Tribe's casino revenue up again (Tulsa World) 6/18/09

• • Native villages eligible for program (Bristol Bay Times) 6/17/09

• • Court nixes Ho-Chunk's bid for cigarette tax refund (Madison Wisconsin Capital Times) 6/16/09

• • If gaming deal fails, Seminole tribe to take it to feds (The Oscala News-Press) 6/16/09

• • Few American Indian casino resorts thrive in spite of slowed economy (Indian Country Today) 6/14/09

• • It's pain for Vegas, but gain for Mystic Lake (Minneapolis Star Tribune) 6/14/09

• • Tribe receives stimulus (Ruidoso News) 6/11/09

• • Revenue at tribal casinos in California sinks along with the economy (The Press-Enterprise) 6/11/09

• • Tribe clears hurdle on Glendale casino (The Arizona Republic) 6/4/09

• • American Indian gambling revenue shows hefty growth (LJ World & 6News) 6/4/09

• • State and tribe to sign gaming compact (Rapid City Journal) 6/2/09

• • San Pasqual tribe files $550 million claim (North County Times) 6/1/09

• • Navajo woman named to head SBA's Office of Native American Affairs (Trading Markets.com) 5/29/09

• • Cigarette tax increase could be windfall for Wisconsin's tribes (Wisconsin State Journal) 5/28/09

• • Arapaho to sell organic beef (Boulder Daily Camera) 5/22/09

• • Kauffman & Associates among fastest growing companies (Spokesman-Review) 5/22/09

• • Does a new airport at Rosebud help with economic recovery? (Madison Daily Leader) 5/19/09

• • NM's Ramah Navajo chapter gets recovery funds (Farmington Daily Times) 5/19/09

• • Local tribe to receive chunk of stimulus cash (Desert Sun) 5/19/09

• • Arapaho to sell organic beef (Boulder Daily Camera) 5/22/09

• • Kauffman & Associates among fastest growing companies (Spokesman-Review) 5/22/09

• • Does a new airport at Rosebud help with economic recovery? (Madison Daily Leader) 5/19/09

• • NM's Ramah Navajo chapter gets recovery funds (Farmington Daily Times) 5/19/09

• • Local tribe to receive chunk of stimulus cash (Desert Sun) 5/19/09

• • Excitement springs forth for Sulphur hotel project (Oklahoman) 5/14/09

• • Tribes look to $3B share of stimulus funds (USA TODAY) 5/13/09

• • California Indian Manpower Consortium announces green jobs initiative (Columbus Business First) 5/12/09

• • New business on Pine Ridge promotes entrepreneurship and healthy lifestyles (KOTA Territory News) 5/12/09

• • Local tribes get chunk of stimulus money (Farmington Daily Times) 5/12/09

• • Holding big insurance captive (Indian Country Today) 5/11/09

• • Native Americans see unity as path to prosperity (CNN) 5/8/09

• • Minnesota's Indian tribes expect huge benefits from economic stimulus (Minnesota Public Radio) 5/7/09

• • Revisit fund started by Mohegan Tribe (Indianz.com) 5/7/09

• • Tulsa-based Flintco Cos. opens Native American Division (Journal Record) 5/6/09

• • Tribe envisions reservation as new eco-tourist hotspot (Desert Sun) 4/30/09

• • Oneida Indian Nation closes its Chittenango Name Brand Deals store (Syracuse Post-Standard) 4/29/09

• • Donlin gold prospect nears permit stage (Anchorage Daily News) 4/28/09

• • Native American business conference planned for Rapid City (Rapid City Journal) 4/28/09

• • Native American leadership linked to tribal economy (Billings Gazette) 4/21/09

• • Speakers tout Native economic strength (Missoulian) 4/21/09

• • The work of the Winnebago Tribe (PBS) 4/20/09

• • N.D. Tribes get $9 million in stimulus money (Grand Forks Herald) 4/17/09

• • Indian tribe buys Burggraf Tire (Modern Tire Dealer) 4/8/09

• • Indian tribe buys historic Hopland Inn (Press Democrat) 4/7/09

• • Gambling would financially help Florida, economists say (Miami Herald) 4/7/09

• • Native Americans need rule of law, but whose law? (Wall Street Journal) 4/2/09

• • Coushatta Casino avoids economic woes of Las Vegas (KPLC) 3/31/09

• • Tribe's men-only rule could derail its casino bid (Boston Globe) 3/26/09

• • Spending bill nets Navajo Nation $3 million (Daily Times) 3/18/09

• • Recession severe for White Earth Reservation, but progress still taking place (Detroit Lakes Tribune) 3/16/09

• • Creating the tools for success (Indian Country Today) 3/6/09

• • Apache Tribe lands nearly $1M (Alamogordo Daily News) 3/5/09

• • Stimulus goes to tribal housing (HeraldNet) 3/5/09

• • $1 million in stimulus cash heading to local tribes (Daily News) 3/2/09

• • Navajo Nation to get $34 million from stimulus (Daily Times) 2/27/09

• • Native contributions to Alaska economy are significant (Anchorage Daily News) 2/23/09

• • Blackfeet business project receives grants (Great Falls Tribune) 2/23/09

• • Toward a more prosperous Native America (Indian Country Today) 2/20/09

• • Final stimulus bill includes $2.5B for Indian Country (Indianz.com) 2/16/09

• • Suquamish Tribe's business arm buys construction company (Kitsap Sun) 2/16/09

• • Green energy may provide an economic boost to the Navajo Nation (New America Media) 2/12/09

• • Tribe has pay freeze (Morning Sun) 2/10/09

• • Lawmakers discuss jobs, economy for tribal nations at Indian caucus (Great Falls Tribune) 2/4/09

• • Stimulus money should help Native Americans (Rapid City Journal) 2/3/09

• • Senate investment a good start (Indian Country Today) 1/30/09

• • Senate Appropriations Committee approves $2.8 billion for tribal economic recovery (Missoulian) 1/27/09

• • Legislation would provide $3.58 billion stimulus for Indian Country (Missoulian) 1/23/09

• • New county gaming task force opens door to casino talks (Hamptons Online) 1/8/09


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