Case studies

Here are the individual case studies, with tribes/casinos separated into geographic areas.




Case Study (posted mid-December)

ARIZONA/NEW MEXICO Gila River Indian Community Gila River Casinos   Gila River Indian Community Case Study 2013
Salt River-Pima Maricopa Indian Community Casino Arizona Policy, Economics, and Culture- The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and the Casino Arizona
Navajo Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise Tribal Gaming- A Capitalist Adventure for the Navajo
BIGGEST (In the world’s 10 largest)
  Connecticut Mashantucket (Western) Pequot Tribal Nation Foxwoods Resorts Casino The Mashantucket Pequot’s Many Reversals of Fortune Persevere
  Connecticut Mohegan Tribe Mohegan Sun The Mohegan Way- Thriving in this Modern World
  Oklahoma Chickasaw Nation Winstar World Casino and Resort The Money and the Power The rise of the Chickasaw to economic stability
     Northern United Auburn Indian Community Thunder Valley Casino Resort United Auburn Indian Community- Culture, Law and Economics
     Central Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Chumash Casino Resort Economic Benefits from the Chumash Indians: Impact to Local Tribe members and to the Community
     Southern Morongo Band of Cahuilla Mission Indians Morongo Casino, Resort, and Spa Rags to Riches-How Newly Found Revenues Have Influenced the Morongo Tribe
Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians Pechanga Resort and Casino Pechanga Band of Leuiseno Indians
Seminole Tribe of Florida Seminole Casino Coconut Creek They Might Bend, But Never Break
Seminole Tribe of Florida Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Tribal Gaming- How it is Influenced by Culture, Policies, and Economics?
     Louisiana Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Coushatta Casino Resort Louisiana Coushattas are examples of beneficial and sustainable tribal gaming
Jena Band of Choctaw Indians Jena Choctaw Pines Casino The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians Cultural Shift
   Mississippi Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Pearl River Resort The life of Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indian and Indian Gaming
NON-TRIBAL MANAGED (Tribally owned)
     Idaho Kootenai Tribe of Idaho Best Western Plus Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa Small in Numbers, Large in Presence- How the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho is Thriving
     New Mexico Pueblo of Santa Ana Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa (no casino) The White Man and The American Indian- Can They Get Along_ The Effects of Having a Non-Tribally Managed Entity on Tamaya Tribal Lands
     Wisconsin Oneida Nation Oneida Bingo and Casino The Resilient Lives of the Oneida Tribe
Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians Seven Feathers Casino Resort 1 Ownership, not hope will revive the Cow Creek Tribe’s economy
Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians Three Rivers Casino and Hotel Feeling Lucky- The Impact of Cultural, Political, and Economic Issues on the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians and the Three Rivers Casino
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde  Spirit Mountain Casino American Indian’s Perseverance- Tribal Casinos’ Effect On the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
Klamath Tribes Kla-Mo-Ya Casino Kla-Mo-Ya Casino v. The Klamath Tribes’ Culture- Finding Common Ground in a Dichotomous World
    Northwest Jamestown S’klallam 7 Cedars 1 The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe- Promises of the 7 Cedars Casino
Tulalip Tribes Tulalip Resort Casino Booming Business- Tulalip Casino
    Southwest Muckleshoot Tribe Muckleshoot Casino The Muckleshoot Hope- A Casino and Its Footprint
Quinault Nation Quinault Beach Resort The Quinault Indian Gaming and Casino Operating in the 21st Century
Nisqually Tribe Red Wind Casino The Struggle for Sovereignty-A Cultural, Economic, and Political Analysis of the Nisqually Tribe
Chippewa. St. Croix  St. Croix Casino St. Croix Indians Building Their Chippewa Identity
Menominee Nation Menominee Casino Resort Policies, Politics and Economics- A Closer Look at the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin


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