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NIGC finds increase in 2016 gaming revenues

After reviewing 2016 revenue numbers, the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) found that the fiscal year 2016 gross gaming revenue totaled $31.2 billion, a 4.4 percent increase from 2015. All of NIGC’s administrative regions showed growth during the year. The following regions saw the corresponding increases: Sacramento — 6.3 percent, Oklahoma

Tampa seniors visit Hawaii

About 15 Seminole seniors from Tampa made a 4,500-mile journey to Hawaii in April. The group flew from Tampa to San Francisco and on to the Big Island for a nine-day trip that included a variety of culture activities and sightseeing. The seniors met with Samoans and attended a traditional

NICWA statement on proposed budget

The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) issued the following statement about President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget.  On May 23, 2017, the White House released its fiscal year 2018 budget for federal agencies. This was the more detailed version of the budget blueprint, or “skinny budget,” that was

Climate change puts history at risk

The effects of climate change are being felt in Florida. In Miami, storm drains that were built to drain rain water off of roads and away from houses out into the ocean now need to remain closed during high tides to keep the ocean from coming in. The city of

First Nations’ Ethan Bear wins hockey honor

CALGARY, Alberta — The Western Hockey League announced May 3 that Seattle Thunderbirds defenseman Ethan Bear, 19, has been named the WHL Defenseman of the Year. The announcement was made at the WHL awards luncheon in Calgary, Alberta. Bear is from Ochapowace First Nation in Saskatchewan. “I’m proud of who I

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