Hard Rock International to Grow its Global Online Presence With Hard Rock Digital
Hard Rock International has launched Hard Rock Digital, a vehicle for interactive gaming and sports betting, globally. (Hard Rock Digital)In 2006, the Seminole Tribe of Florida acquiredHard Rock International in a $965 million deal. Since then, the international...
Cleveland MLB Team Drops Indians Name
The Cleveland baseball franchise was known as the Indians for 105 years, but decades of Indigenous protest of the racist name prevailed. The team will temporarily be called the Cleveland Baseball Team, akin to the Washington Football Team that formerly used the racial...
Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte & Vee Quiva Launches Free-to-Play Online Social Casino
PlayGila allows users to play popular casino games from the palm of their hand and earn rewards that are redeemable at Gila River’s three locations. CHANDLER, AZ – Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte & Vee Quiva is elevating the gaming...
Indigenomics: Carol Anne Hilton Envisions a $100B Indigenous Economy
Carol Anne Hilton, of Nuu chah nulth descent from the Hesquiaht Nation on Vancouver Island, founded the Indigenomics Institute to strengthen Indigenous economic capacity. She is banking on her future vision of a $100 billion Indigenous economy in Canada.Carol Anne...
Phoenix Rising, Professional Soccer Team, Announces New Home: Wild Horse Pass
Phoenix Rising FC, Arizona’s highest-level professional soccer team, announced today the relocation of its stadium and professional training facilities from south Scottsdale to Wild Horse Pass within the Gila River Indian Community. Phoenix Rising Football Club (FC),...
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First Nations on Fiscal Responsibility & Investing in Early Stage Entrepreneurs
Michael E. Roberts (Tlingit), President and CEO of First Nations Development Institute, runs the 40-year-old nonprofit like a for-profit business.First Nations Development Institute helps Natives regain stewardship of their assets — such as land, human potential,...
Gabe Galanda Has Sounded the Horn for Economic Diversification for Years
Gabe's practice Galanda Broadman focuses on complex, multi-party litigation and crisis management, representing Tribal governments, businesses and citizens. (Courtesy Gabe Galanda)“Gaming is the only industry that has brought economic prosperity across Indian...
Kituwah, LLC Focuses on 4 Key Priorities for Growth & Sustainability
Mark Hubble, CEO, Kituwah, LLC (Photo Courtesy Kituwah, LLC)The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) formed Kituwah in 2019 to acquire businesses to help diversify revenue beyond reservation-based gaming. READ MORE: Tribe Taps Innovation Capital to Expand &...
Inside Cherokee-Owned Chloeta, a Multi-Million Dollar Emergency Management Staffing Company
Chloeta [shuh-lay-tuh] is a Cherokee entrepreneur-owned emergency management staffing company that helps businesses and the U.S. government deal with natural and human-caused disasters. (Chloeta)While 2020 may be shaping up as a year of overlapping disasters —...
Interior Appeals Ruling that Blocks Feds From Rescinding Mashpee Wampanoag Lands
“Without providing the Tribe with any warning, and without providing justification or reasoning, the Secretary’s action, unfortunately, is consistent with this Administration’s constant failure to acknowledge or address the history of injustice against our Tribe and...
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