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Indigenous Peoples and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs)

Last year at the sixteen session of the United Nations Permanent Forum of Indigenous Peoples’ Issues (UNPFII) held in April 2017, and in recognition of the importance of selfdetermined sustainable development of Indigenous peoples in their territories. 1,133 more words

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A Whole New Ballgame: Reassessing the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act

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Tribal gaming is one of the fastest growing segments of legalized gambling in the U.S. that includes high-stakes poker, slots, and bingo. Some estimates suggest that tribal gaming is a $30 billion industry. 498 more words

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Inside Look at the Upcoming D.C. Indian Law Conference

Join the FBA Indian Law Section for their 19th Annual D.C. Indian Law Conference on November 3, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Washington, D.C.-Capitol. Five unique panels will reflect on cultural rights, natural resources, politics, and economics, among other hot-button topics, affecting Native Americans. 562 more words

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Opposing Tribal Rights

In an attempt to undermine the legitimacy of tribal sovereignty and cultural resource protection, the Seattle Times editorial board conflates treaty fishing rights of Northwest Indians with undue political influence. 47 more words

Opposing Tribal Rights

In an attempt to undermine the legitimacy of tribal sovereignty and cultural resource protection, the Seattle Times editorial board conflates treaty fishing rights of Northwest Indians with undue political influence. 47 more words