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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Even with tribal casinos beginning to reopen in parts of Indian Country, the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise’s board of directors on Friday extended the closure of all Navajo gaming operations.

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Blue Lake, Calif.Mad River Brewing Company has rebranded with a new look that honors the craft beverage maker’s deep roots in Humboldt County, while clearly identifying it as a distinctly Yurok Tribe-owned entity.

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA) voted on Thursday to amend its bylaws and remove Comanche Nation of Oklahoma and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe from its organization for the rest of the year. 

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This is another profile in a series of Q&A profiles spotlighting established Native American business owners and emerging entrepreneurs who are working through the pandemic. Native News Online shares their life story, from how they became the person they are today to how they’re coping with the COVID-19 crisis. 

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WORLEY, Idaho — The Coeur d’Alene Tribe has begun the process to reopen the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel to the public on May 1. 

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WASHINGTON — The Navajo Nation on Monday sued the Department of Interior and Secretary David Bernhardt in federal court over the tribe’s 2020 contract for its forestry management program.  

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WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior – Indian Affairs announced on Monday an extension for the National Tribal Broadband Grant program (NTBG) grant application deadline.

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WASHINGTON — On Friday, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a ruling that will allow tribal casinos to apply for the new round of $320 billion in funds available through the popular Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan program.  

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WASHINGTON — After seeing its members excluded from federal funding programs in the recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the National Indian Gaming Association is encouraging tribes to reach out to legislators to ensure it doesn’t happen again.