Mashpee Tribal Government Center Closed Temporarily Due To COVID-19

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s community and government center is closed temporarily due to an increase in positive COVID-19 case counts. A post on the tribe’s website on Monday, September 20, said the tribe is “taking precautionary measures to safeguard our community” and that all personnel will be transitioning to working from home.
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Koi Nation announces plans for casino south of Windsor

The Koi Nation, a Pomo Indian tribe in Sonoma County, announced Sept. 15 their plans to build a 68-acre casino in unincorporated land between Windsor and Larkfield-Wikiup along Old Redwood Highway. The Shiloh Resort and Casino will be constructed at 222 East Shiloh Road, 10 miles from the tribe’s historic...
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New student from rural Montana seeks degree ‘to help my people, my tribe’

Sariel Sandoval, a first-year UC Berkeley student from the Flathead Reservation in northwest Montana, is a whiz at math. But last May, her joy at being accepted to her dream school quickly turned to sticker shock. How could she pay nearly $72,000 a year to attend — for out-of-state tuition, room, board and books — when non-residents of California, she discovered, aren’t eligible for Berkeley’s need-based grants and most scholarships?
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Former OF Gose touches 100 in mound debut

CLEVELAND -- The bullpen door swung open in the top of the fourth inning Monday night at Progressive Field, and out stepped Anthony Gose. As he made his way to the mound, the 31-year-old completed both a literal and figurative journey from the outfield, simultaneously making a debut and a return.

Seminole Tribe seeks to intervene in Florida gambling compact lawsuit

The Seminole Tribe of Florida has filed documents with the U.S. District Court of Washington to intervene in a lawsuit filed by Magic City Casino against Secretary Deb Haaland of the United States Department of the Interior. | Unsplash/Kaysha. The Seminole Tribe of Florida has filed documents with the U.S....

Cleveland Indians star José Ramírez named American League Player of the Week

CLEVELAND — EDITOR'S NOTE: The video in the player above is from a previous, unrelated story. Clevelanders know José Ramírez is one of the best players in baseball, but over the past week, there may have been no one better in the game period. The Indians' third baseman was announced...

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 9.20.21

Here's your AM rundown of people, politics and policy in the Sunshine State. The Seminole Tribe has released another ad heralding the new Gaming Compact. For a multimillion-dollar gaming ad campaign, there’s a distinct lack of gaming imagery. There aren’t any playing cards, felted tables or dice. The closest is an aerial shot of the iconic Guitar Hotel at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood.

KC Royals: Yes, this team really can beat Cleveland

The KC Royals won their first game against Cleveland this season in the first week of April, then lost 11 in a row to the Indians and had to wait almost six months to beat them again. Fortunately, the wait between their second and third victories over the Tribe wasn’t...

Glimpses of ‘Lost Tribe’ Jewish Communities in India and Myanmar

In 2017, while I was traveling through India, a friend from the northeastern state of Assam told me about the communities of Lost Tribe Jews in the neighboring state of Mizoram. Having grown up in a Jewish family without ever fully embracing the religion of my observant parents, I was intrigued and wanted to know more.
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Coeur d’Alene Tribe buys Latah Creek property, spares it from housing development

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe answered that lingering question on Thursday, Sept. 16, by purchasing a 48-acre parcel of agricultural land in the Latah Valley along U.S. Highway 195. The tribe’s plans include “preservation, restoration and access,” with an ultimate goal of promoting the return of salmon. The acquisition is “an...

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe taking applications for Cannabis Retail Licences

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is hoping the issuing of Tribal Cannabis Retail Licenses will lead to the establishment of a legal industry, which will then in turn fund local essential services, such as education and elder support. Story continues below. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but...