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2014-03-24 16:23:25

COARSEGOLD, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chukchansi Tribal Council and the Chukchansi Economic Development Authority (CEDA), headed by Acting Chairman Tex McDonald, today paid its casino bondholders a $12.6 million interest payment, said McDonald, to Wells Fargo Bank, National Association as Trustee (Trustee) of its 9 3/4% Secured Notes Due 2020. The $12.6 million payment - due on March 31, 2014 - was made in advance to reassure bondholders, partners and Tribe members...

2013-08-26 12:27:54

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new development in Otoe-Missouria Tribe, et al. v. N.Y. State Department of Financial Services, et al., where two federally-recognized Native American tribes are suing the Department and its Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky to bar their effort to control the tribes' consumer lending activities, the Hon. Richard J. Sullivan (United States District Judge for the United States District Court Southern District of New York) has issued...

2013-08-12 12:29:20

-Executive Director of Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) Decries Intimidation Tactics against Legal Businesses- WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fighting back against last week's attempt to shutter legal online lending enterprises operated by tribal nations, the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) today directed New York Superintendent of Financial Services Benjamin Lawsky to cease and desist his attacks on Native...

2013-03-25 16:25:49

As many as 200 new jobs to be created OMAK, Wash., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Resources has signed a 25-year lease with the Colville Tribe to reopen the Colville plywood mill in Omak and ultimately hire as many as 200 workers to operate the mill. The agreement between the Colville Tribal Federal Corporation, the business arm of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, which owns the mill, and Wood Resources LLC, also includes a wood supply agreement for timber...

2012-08-08 10:22:50

Study finds that Tribal Government Gaming creates more than 52,000 jobs, nearly half billion in revenues, supports local communities and non-gaming tribes SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tribal government gaming generates important benefits across California's economy, according to a new study conducted by Beacon Economics, a leading independent economic research firm. The study, commissioned by the California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA),...

2012-08-08 06:23:23

CHEROKEE, N.C., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an area of North Carolina where there's historically high unemployment, there's good news. Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel is actively recruiting 500 new workers to staff the newly-expanded resort, which expects to be offering live table games no later than August 16(th). "We're pleased to announce that we're hiring 25% more employees than originally forecast," said Michell Hicks, Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee (EBCI)...

2012-07-11 06:24:46

WETUMPKA, Ala., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Plans were unveiled today to turn Wetumpka's Creek Casino into a deluxe resort that will attract tourists from around the country to the picturesque river town outside of Montgomery. PCI Gaming Authority (PCIGA), the gaming enterprise owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, announced the project at a press conference on the building site today where construction has already begun on Wind Creek Wetumpka. It is slated to open in May of next...

2012-04-27 10:21:31

CROW AGENCY, Mont., April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Crow Tribe, the State of Montana and the United States executed the Crow-Montana Water Rights Compact today at a signing ceremony held at the United States Department of Interior. Execution of the Compact, along with its appendices, marks an important step towards implementing the Crow Tribe Water Rights Settlement Act that was passed into law on December 8, 2010. The signing ceremony was attended by Crow Tribal Chairman...

2012-04-14 23:00:32

Futures for Children Middle School Youth Leadership Summit for American Indian children will take place at the Cross Bar X Youth Ranch in Durango, Colorado from May 3 through May 6, 2012. This summit is made possible thanks to the generous support of San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Because of San Manuel Band of Mission Indians´ lead sponsorship, Futures for Children has also successfully completed the Elementary School Summit in March at Crow Canyon Archeological Center, and looks...

2012-04-11 02:22:04

DENVER, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolute Energy Corporation ("Resolute" or the "Company") (NYSE: REN) today announced that it has entered into two transactions regarding its interest in Greater Aneth Field through which Resolute and Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company ("NNOG") will consolidate their interests in the field to strengthen and clarify their strategic relationship. In the first transaction, Resolute entered into an agreement with affiliates of Denbury Resources Inc....