News Reports 2009

This page contains all archived news stories from 2009. Some links go to online newspapers off of our site. Some of those links may not have been maintained by the other sites.


Date: January 9, 2010
Source: E-Gaming Review
Subject: US Indian leader: Barney Frank bill “greatest threat in 20 years”

Date: December 19, 2009
Source: Cape Cod Times
Subject: Mashpee tribe’s casino hopes kept alive

Date: December 18, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Obama behind effort to reverse Indian lands ruling

Date: December 17, 2009
Source: Ledger Dispatch (California)
Subject: Senator Feinstein urged to stop bill on land into trust

Date: December 17, 2009
Source: New London Day
Subject: Mashantuckets officially default on Foxwoods loans

Date: December 16, 2009
Source: New London Day
Subject: Where have all the Indian gaming profits gone?

Date: December 14, 2009
Source: CCA News
Subject: CCA releases Survey Results from survey on Charlestown wind issues

Date: December 14, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal

Subject: State accused of stalling on Twin River ‘casino’ issue

Date: December 9, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Narragansetts still want Navy land

Date: November 17, 2009
Source: New London Day
Subject: Mashantuckets likely to default on key payment

Date: November 17, 2009
Source: NewYork Post
Subject: Black’s crapshoot: Buys Foxwoods’ debt to double down on casinos

Date: November 14, 2009
Source: CCA News
Subject: CCA releases survey on Charlestown wind issues – Take our Wind Survey

Date: November 13, 2009
Source: Vineyard Gazette (Martha’s Vineyard Massachusetts)
Subject: Tribe Scores a Key Win In Fight Over Cape Wind

Date: November 12, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Obama administration knocks Carcieri ruling

Date: November 11, 2009
Source: Buisness News (New York City)
Subject: Fitch: Native American Gaming Expansion: Waiting for the Fed Government to Play Its Hand

Date: November 9, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Caprio meets privately with tribal chief, lobbyists

Date: November 8, 2009
Source: Town of Jamestown
Subject: Jamestown releases a science based wind study (PDF file)

Date: November 8, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Jamestown holding workshop on wind energy

Date: November 6, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Kennedy predicts ‘Carcieri fix’ bill might pass

Date: November 5, 2009
Source: Media Newswire
Subject: Attorney General Urges Congress To Reform Annexation, Leave In Place Court Ruling Requiring Congressional Approval For Post-1934 Tribes To Add To Reservations

Date: November 5, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Congress weighs concerns over Indian trust decision

Date: November 4, 2009
Source: Indianz.com
Subject: Obama administration supports land-into-trust fix

Date: November 4, 2009
Source: U.S. House of Representatives
Subject: Watch the video of the House Resources hearing on land-into-trust fix

Date: November 2, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Westerly manager, officials have their fingers in the wind

Date: November 1, 2009
Source: U.S. House of Representatives
Subject: House Resources hearing on land-into-trust fix

Date: October 30, 2009
Source: Indianz.com
Subject: Schedule: White House Tribal Nations Conference

Date: October 27, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Narragansett Indian Tribe tries to block subpoena of tribal leader

Date: October 26, 2009
Source: The Daily News (Newburyport Massachusetts)
Subject: Mayoral candidates agree: More study needed on wind turbines

Date: October 26, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: GOV. CARCIERI: Honor court’s Indian ruling

Date: October 26, 2009
Source: The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat
Subject: Schwarzenegger opposes Lytton land-into-trust

Date: October 26, 2009
Source: The Boston Globe
Subject: 2 tribes object to Cape Wind turbines –
Say Nantucket Sound is cultural property

Date: October 25, 2009
Source: New London Day
Subject: Tribal stipends under scrutiny

Date: October 25, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: US Senator Dorgan’s letter in support of a fix to Supreme Court Decision on land into trust for Narragansett Tribe

Date: October 21, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Environmentalists decry Black Pt. turbine plan

Date: October 20, 2009
Source: CCA News
Subject: Charlestown is amending the Zoning Ordinance to allow two 492 foot tall Wind Turbines along Rt. 1

Date: October 19, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Group asks Kennedy to back allowing trust land for tribes

Date: October 18, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject:

Two more bills target tribal land court ruling

Date: October 15, 2009
Source: The New London Day
Subject: Mohegans review debt situation as profits slide

Date: October 14, 2009
Source: The New London Day

Subject: Towns join fight against legislation to aid tribes

Date: October 12, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Developers back off plan linked to Narragansetts

Date: October 11, 2009
Source: Norwich Bulletin
Subject: Mashantuckets, Mohegans lack flexibility when dealing with debts

Date: October 9, 2009
Source: Observer Dispatch – Utica New York
Subject: Court to boxer Frazier: Legal battle against Oneidas fought in wrong ring

Date: October 9, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Delegation says casino must have voter OK

Date: October 8, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: R.I. legislators oppose casino action without voter OK

Date: October 8, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Carcieri now in favor of referendum on a casino

Date: October 6, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: ‘Carcieri’ and ‘commutability’ fixes on potential collision course

Date: October 5, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Bill would help tribes in gambling ventures

Date: October 3, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Planning board, Council try to clear the air

Date: October 2, 2009
Source: OPB News – Bend Oregon
Subject: North Bend Sues Coquille Tribe, Casino For Breaking Dealr

Date: September 25, 2009
Source: Cape Cod Times
Subject: Bill could help tribe secure land for casino

Date: September 24, 2009
Source: Cape Cod Times
Subject: Bill could pave way for Wampanoag and/or Narragansett casino

Date: September 23, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Discovery of Indian remains puts end to housing plan for elderly

Date: September 21, 2009
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Subject: White House Considers Altering Policy to Allow Gambling Far From Reservations

Date: September 19, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Town hall housing plan hits new hitch

Date: September 17, 2009
Source: Santa Ynez Valley Journal
Subject: Carcieri v. Salazar and another Supreme Court ruling used as basis for appeal of land into trust in California

Date: September 17, 2009
Source: San Fransisco Business Times
Subject: Feinstein, Boxer oppose land transfers for Indian casinos

Date: September 15, 2009
Source: U.S. Senate
Subject: Text of letter sent by U.S. Senators to Interior Department asking for more control over off reservation gambling

Date: September 13, 2009
Source: The Boston Globe
Subject: Foxwoods: The wonder, and the fall

Date: September 8, 2009
Source: The Hartford Courant
Subject: Pequots Find That Easy Money Is Hard To Give Up

Date: September 8, 2009
Source: Gambling Compliance
Subject: Trouble Ahead For Tribal Gaming Giant

Date: September 6, 2009
Source: Press of Atlantic City
Subject: Indian casinos not immune to troubles during recession

Date: September 1, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Indians sue over ‘casino’ at Twin River

Date: August 28, 2009
Source: The New London Day
Subject: Mashantuckets’ $2.3B debt restructuring could answer unknowns about Indian casinos defaulting

Date: August 27, 2009
Source: The New London Day
Subject: State expects slots payments from tribe to continue

Date: August 26, 2009
Source: Los Angeles Times
Subject: Chief of tribe that runs Foxwoods Resort Casino in Conn. warns of ‘dire financial times’

Date: August 24, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: DOI turns to tribes for advice on ruling

Date: August 22, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Narragansetts to use federal stimulus aid for housing

Date: August 19, 2009
Source: The Citizen (Auburn NY)
Subject: Cayuga County Legislature seeks support on a national level to stop a “fix” to Supreme Court ruling

Date: August 18, 2009
Source: Newport Now
Subject: Tribes Ask For Another Extension for Navy Land Application

Date: August 17, 2009
Source: Northland News Center (Minnesota)
Subject: Tribe Stops Giving City Casino Proceeds

Date: August 16, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Narragansetts win $2M HUD grant

Date: August 6, 2009
Source: Santa Ynez Valley Journal
Subject: WHO IS A NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN?
Subject: WHAT IS INDIAN TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY?
Subject: TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY: CONVOLUTED POLICIES CREATE CONFUSION
Subject: WHAT IS SOVEREIGNTY?
Subject: FALLACIES OF INDIAN BLOOD QUANTUM: AN EXAMPLE

Date: August 6, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Summer residents demand a vote

Date: August 5, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Mashpee leader: Carcieri fix must be ‘retrospective, prospective’ – and speedy

Date: July 26, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Checkup time for area’s salt pond clams

Date: July 26, 2009
Source: Enterprise News.com
Subject: Two years after historic deal, no casino in sight for Middleboro

Date: July 24, 2009
Source: WPRI.com
Subject: The Narragansett tribe has received another extension to acquire land on Aquidneck Island

Date: July 23, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Tribes seeking Navy land given another extension

Date: July 19, 2009
Source: Norwich Bulletin
Subject: Officials: Area towns not getting a fair deal on casino revenue

Date: July 18, 2009
Source: The Cape Cod Times
Subject: Casino foes fed ammunition

Date: July 17, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Tulsa council member sounds a Carcieri-steeped battle cry

Date: July 15, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Boiler ban put on back burner

Date: July 13, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Tribes seek more time to apply for R.I. Navy-surplus land

Date: July 12, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: BIA Carcieri consultations conclude

Date: July 10, 2009
Source: Cape Cod Times
Subject: Mashpee tribe leader calls for land action

Date: July 5, 2009
Source: Hartford Courant
Subject: Connecticut Is Clueless About Gambling

Date: July 4, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Stimulus money to fund dam removal

Date: July 3, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: New BIA head turns attention to Carcieri, gaming

Date: July 2, 2009
Source: Indianz.com
Subject: Salazar pushes for quick action on land-into-trust

Date: July 1, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Twin River’s woes spur visit to R.I. by Harrah’s

Date: July 1, 2009
Source: Native Times
Subject: BIA letter causes ripples through Indian Country

Date: June 29, 2009
Source: The Cape Cod Times
Subject: Casino deal loses its luster

Date: June 27, 2009
Source: The New York Times
Subject: Lincoln’s Plan to Open 24 Hours a Day Draws Ire

Date: June 27, 2009
Source: The Norwich Bulletin
Subject: Report lays bare gambling’s impact on Connecticut

Date: June 26, 2009
Source: The Sacramento Bee
Subject: Slick casino maneuvers must be opposed

Date: June 24, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: 24-7 proviso draws ire in Lincoln

Date: June 24, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Tribes’ NAGPRA complaint against UMass moves forward

Date: June 17, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Narragansett tribe hits roadblock in bid for surplus Navy land

Date: June 15, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Tribe wants 400 acres of Navy land

Date: June 10, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Audubon Society wants help counting RI’s butterflies

Date: June 10, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: EPA completes $2M cleanup of site

Date: June 9, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Narragansett Indian Tribe seeks surplus R.I. Navy property

Date: June 6, 2009
Source: Block Island Times
Subject: Block Island Town Council supports a resolution by the Charlestown Town Council that urges Congress to prohibit Native American tribes with land to circumvent local and state zoning ordinances (see end of page)

Date: June 6, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Judge rules mistrial in Mageau case

Date: June 6, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Mageau case declared a mistrial after jury deadlocks

Date: June 5, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Mistrial declared in Mageau assault trial

Date: June 5, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: “In my judgment, there is more than sufficient evidence for the jury to find assault or battery or both,” Judge Gallo said.

Date: June 4, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Defense is mum in Mageau trial

Date: June 4, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Closings complete, Mageau assault trial in jury’s hands

Date: June 4, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Closing arguments in ex-councilor trial today

Date: June 3, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Testimony ends in ex-Charlestown official’s assault trial

Date: June 2, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Ten percent of Charlestown voters approve spending plan

Date: May 30, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Mageau appeal heads to jury trial next week

Date: May 29, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: DEM rejects delay on septic rules but agrees to continued dialogue

Date: May 29, 2009
Source: Gaming Industry Observer
Subject: LEGAL TRENDS: Specter of tribal casino defaults raises unique questions that have yet to be answered (PDF file)

Date: May 22, 2009
Source: South Coast Today
Subject: Senate committee explores congressional fix for tribes

Date: May 21, 2009
Source: U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing testimony
Subject: Written Testimony of RI Governor Donald Carcieri

Subject: Written Testimony of the Town of Charlestown

Subject: Written Testimony of CT AG Richard Blumenthal

Subject: Witness Testimony of Lawrence Long Chairman, Conference of Western Attorneys General

Date: May 21, 2009
Video: U.S. Senate Committee On Indian Affairs: Hearing to examine Executive Branch authority to acquire trust lands for Indian Tribes.

Transcripts: Links to Witness Testimony

Date: May 20, 2009
Source: New West Politics
Subject: Idaho’s EchoHawk (who has not been supportive of Indian Gaming in the past) Will Lead Bureau of Indian Affairs

Date: May 19, 2009
Source: Indianz.com
Subject: Land-into-trust critic to testify at hearing

Date: May 18, 2009
Source: Indianz.com
Subject: Senate Indian Affairs hearing on land-into-trust

Date: May 15, 2009
Source: The Oklahoman
Subject: U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn opposes nominee for Bureau of Indian Affairs

Date: May 15, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: DiLibero gets the job

Date: May 14, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Manager decision expected May 14

Date: May 14, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Call for casino referendum draws familiar opponent

Date: May 14, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: State’s coastal council rejects application for oceanfront home in Charlestown

Date: May 13, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: 2009-10 Chariho spending plan sails to finish line

Date: May 11, 2009
Source:The Providence Journal
Subject: Portsmouth windmill paying dividends even before it’s dedicated

Date: May 10, 2009
Source:The Providence Journal
Subject: Nature Conservancy celebrates 20th anniversary

Date: May 10, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Tribal spin on Carcieri ‘fix’

Date: May 9, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Hopkinton Town Manager William DiLibero is the choice of most members of the search committee in Charlestown

Date: May 9, 2009
Source: The New London Day
Subject: UAW members say smoke at Tribal casinos making employees sick

Date: May 7, 2009
Source:The Providence Journal
Subject: It’s a Great Swamp in every way

Date: May 6, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Clams given sanctuary at Quonnie Pond – Volunteers are sought to help transplant clams to Ninigret Pond on May 13

Date: May 5, 2009
Source:The Providence Journal
Subject: Senate panel considers giving voters choice on full-scale casino gambling

Date: May 4, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Paddler publishes routes to best spots

Date: May 3, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: National Indian Gaming Association asks federal government for ‘Carcieri fix’

Date: May 2, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: USET hosts national strategy session on Carcieri

Date: April 30, 2009
Source: Scan of a letter – this is a pdf file
Subject: Seventeen State Attorneys General Urge Congress Not to Fix Carcieri without their participation

Date: April 28, 2009
Source: Indianz.com
Subject: NIGC compiling list of post-1934 recognized tribes, but tribal leaders opposed to preparing a list

Date: April 19, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: An open letter to PBS television – Narragansett, Mashpee Wampanoag and Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head write to PBS calling the series “We Shall Remain” disrespectful to them and a violation of Federal Law

Date: April 16, 2009
Source:The Boston Globe
Subject: Wampanoag expect casino to be smaller, but Congressman Barney Frank says a Congressional fix to Supreme Court ruling unlikely

Date: April 15, 2009
Source:The Westerly Sun
Subject: Chariho board trims $247,835 from $53.3M budget – Voters will weigh in on the revised $53.1M plan on May 12

Date: April 14, 2009
Source:The Westerly Sun
Subject: Jack Shippee appointed police chief in Charlestown

Date: April 10, 2009
Source:Softpedia.com
Subject: Gambling Threatens US National Security

Date: April 9, 2009
Source:The Providence Journal
Subject: Tribes want surplus Navy land on Aquidneck Island

Date: April 7, 2009
Source:The Westerly Sun
Subject: CHARLESTOWN: TOP 10 EARNERS

Date: April 6, 2009
Source:The Westerly Sun
Subject: Chariho budget vote Tuesday Taxpayers have final say

Date: April 5, 2009
Source:The Providence Journal
Subject: Land trust case may not impact many other tribes

Date: April 2, 2009
Source:The Westerly Sun
Subject: LeBlanc proposes wind farm in Charlestown

Date: April 2, 2009
Source:The Providence Journal
Subject: Legislation could undo ruling on Narragansett land

Date: April 2, 2009
Source:Petaluma Argus-Courier (California)
Subject: In response to Supreme Court decision, Congress will do some clean-up legislation on casino matters

Date: April 2, 2009
Source: indianz.com
Subject: House panel holds first hearing on land-into-trust ruling

Date: April 1, 2009
Source:The Providence Journal
Subject: Congressman favors bill to undo land trust decision

Date: April 1, 2009
Video: U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee Hearing on the “Supreme Court Decision Carcieri v. Salazar Ramifications to Indian Tribes” click on the “>” button to start video

Date: April 1, 2009
Source: U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee hearing transcripts
Subject: Committee Chairman Nick Rahall’s opening statement

Subject: Testimony of Mr. Donald Craig Mitchell, Esq.

Subject: Testimony of Mr. Michael J. Anderson

Subject: Testimony of Ms. Colette Routel

Date: March 30, 2009
Source:San Diego Union Tribune
Subject: Jamul’s plan to build casino may not stand test of history

Date: March 26, 2009
Source:Cape Cod Times
Subject: House schedules hearing on Indian land trusts

Date: March 26, 2009
Source: indianz.com
Subject: House Resources hearing on land-into-trust ruling

Date: March 26, 2009
Source: indianz.com
Subject: BIA weighs land-into-trust after Supreme Court ruling

Date: March 25, 2009
Source: The Chariho Times
Subject: Battle for sovereignty is 300 years too late

Date: March 25, 2009
Source: indianz.com
Subject: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe seeks land-into-trust fix

Date: March 25, 2009
Source: Hawaii Television
Subject: No Gambling for Native Hawaiians (“Another example of federal recognition that puts tribes under State law similar to Narragansetts “)

Date: March 25, 2009
Source: The Miami Herald
Subject: Visiting Indian casinos could be a gamble (“The casino boom on Indian land across the country has brought to a head the issues of legal justice and access to information“)

Date: March 23, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: USET discusses Carcieri v. Salazar (half way through article)

Date: March 22, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Tribe protests court’s decision

Date: March 22, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Tribe holds city rally to demand trust status

Date: March 21, 2009
Source: Channel 6 – ABC (video)
Subject: The Narragansett Indian Tribe Speaks Out about Supreme Court Ruling

Date: March 21, 2009
Source: Connecticut Post
Subject: Tribe battles court decision

Date: March 21, 2009
Source: The Sacramento Bee (California)
Subject: U.S. high court deals blow to tribe’s Amador casino plans

Date: March 19, 2009
Source: Valley News (Shakopee, Minnesota)
Subject: High court case opens questions on land-trust issue

Date: March 17, 2009
Source: Middleboro Local
Subject: Despite Supreme Court Ruling, Mashpee Tribe pushes ahead with casino plan

Date: March 16, 2009
Source: Brewton Standard (Alabama)
Subject: Poarch Band of Creek Indians: Court ruling has no effect

Date: March 15, 2009
Source: The New London Day
Subject: High Court Ruling Rekindles Old Debate

Date: March 15, 2009
Source: The Hartford Courant
Subject: Tribes’ Expansion Drive Deflated

Date: March 13, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Carcieri fix, legal or legislative, expected to be complicated

Date: March 13, 2009
Source: Indianz.com
Subject: U.S. Senate hearing on land-into-trust set for April 2

Date: March 12, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Narragansetts plan protest of U.S. Supreme Court decision

Date: March 8, 2009
Source: Cape Cod Times
Subject: High court ruling has tribes scrambling

Date: March 5, 2009
Source: Reznet News
Subject: Salazar ‘Troubled’ by Court’s Trust Ruling

Date: March 5, 2009
Source: Desert Dispatch (California)
Subject: Supreme court ruling could affect Barstow casino proposals

Date: March 5, 2009
Source: The Santa Ynez Valley Journal (California)
Subject: RULING LIMITS TRIBE EXPANSIONS

Date: March 5, 2009
Source: The Wisconsin Law Journal
Subject: High court gives narrow interpretation to 1934 law

Date: March 4, 2009
Source: The Southampton Press
Subject: Supreme Court ruling might give local governments jurisdiction over tribe-owned casinos

Date: March 3, 2009
Source: Indianz.com
Subject: Supreme Court decision a big topic at National Congress of American Indians meeting

Date: March 2, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Tribes may seek congressional fix

Date: March 1, 2009
Source: Bostom.com
Subject: Court ruling blocks tribe’s casino plan

Date: March 1, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Thomas: Tribe will fight to overcome Supreme Court ruling

Date: March 1, 2009
Source: Norwich Bulletin
Subject: Debts may be too big for Mashantuckets, Mohegans to repay

Date: February 28, 2009
Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette
Subject: No impact on Wisconsin tribe

Date: February 27, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: R.I. delegation won’t challenge tribal lands’ decision

Date: February 27, 2009
Source: The Ledger Dispatch (Amador County California)
Subject: Ruling deals tribes tough hand

Date: February 27, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Narragansetts to seek congressional remedy to Carcieri

Date: February 27, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: State officials celebrate Supreme Court ruling

Date: February 26, 2009
Source: South Coast Today
Subject: Congressman says he’ll call hearing on court ruling

Date: February 26, 2009
Source: WPRI Eyewitness News – short video
Subject: Chief Sachem lashes out at Governor

Date: February 26, 2009
Source: WPRI Eyewitness Newsmakers – longer video
Subject: Chief Sachem will go to UN for help with casino

Date: February 24, 2009
Source: The Supreme Court of the United States
Subject: Full text of the Court’s decision (PDF file)

Date: February 26, 2009
Source: All American Patriots
Subject: Rhode Island Governor Attorney General Comment on US Court Decision in Carcieri v. Salazar

Date: February 26, 2009
Source: The Kalamazoo Gazette (Michigan)
Subject: Ruling may not stop Wayland casino

Date: February 26, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas says tribes will fight court ruling

Date: February 26, 2009
Source: The Day – New London
Subject: Mohegans reviewing annexation court ruling

Date: February 26, 2009
Source: The Berkeley Daily Planet
Subject: Supreme Court Ruling Raises Richmond Casino Questions

Date: February 25, 2009
Source: Dorsey and Whitney LLP
Subject: Indian Law Practice Group Releases Supreme Court Alert: Carcieri et al. v. Salazar et al.

Date: February 25, 2009
Source: The Enterprise
Subject: Mashpee Wampanoags label Supreme Court decision hurting Middleboro casino effort ‘insulting’

Date: February 25, 2009
Source: indianz.com
Subject: Supreme Court rules in big land-into-trust case

Date: February 25, 2009
Source:The Grand Rapids Press
Subject: Wayland casino opponents review options, but Supreme Court ruling comes after Gun Lake land is put into trust

Date: February 25, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: In U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Narragansett Indian Tribe loses fight for soverignty over 31-acre parcel in Charlestown

Date: February 25, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Fletcher: Decision’s in. ‘Now’ begins work to fix Carcieri

Date: February 25, 2009
Source: The Day – New London
Subject: High Court Restricts Land Annexation By Indian Tribes

Date: February 25, 2009
Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Subject: Supreme Court ruling may spoil Seminole Tribe’s Coconut Creek plans

Date: February 25, 2009
Source: The Hartford Courant
Subject: Supreme Court Ruling Freezes Tribal Boundaries

Date: February 25, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: U.S. Supreme Court ruling deals blow to Massachusetts tribes’ casino plans

Date: February 24, 2009
Source: WCCO – Minnesota
Subject: Ruling May Not Block Tribal Land Buys In Minnesota

Date: February 24, 2009
Source: Channel 10 News – video
Subject: Court rules for state in Indian land case

Date: February 24, 2009
Source: Providence Business News
Subject: High court rules for R.I. in tribal land case

Date: February 24, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Supreme Court redefines tribal and federal understandings of IRA

Date: February 24, 2009
Source: Newsday
Subject: Oneidas, opponents differ on Supreme Court ruling

Date: February 24, 2009
Source: ABA Journal
Subject: Supreme Court Indian Trust Ruling Is Victory for States Seeking to Limit Casinos

Date: February 20, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Wildlife Service lands prime property

Date: February 13, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Trail wanders amidst rare species, uncommon beauty in Charlestown

Date: February 13, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown marks the birthday of Galileo with an open house

Date: February 13, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Well water quality improves

Date: February 11, 2009
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Rhythm and Roots will return Labor Day

Date: February 11, 2009
Source: The Chariho Times
Subject: Time to celebrate the year of astronomy

Date: February 11, 2009
Source: The Chariho Times
Subject: Towns make plans for Federal stimulus money

Date: January 29, 2009
Source: The Chariho Times
Subject: 81 acres: No Go

Date: January 29, 2009
Source: The Chariho Times
Subject: Mageau to get his day in court

Date: January 29, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Freeze chills town PD

Date: January 28, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Council jettisons LeBlanc land deal

Date: January 24, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Council approves funds for beaches

Date: January 23, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Supreme Court denies anti-casino group’s appeal
Decision may signal courts will uphold Narragansett land into trust

Date: January 22, 2009
Source: New America Media
Subject: Supreme Court Rejects Land-Into-Trust Case (MichGo v. Kempthorne)

Date: January 21, 2009
Source: New America Media
Subject: Wary tribal leaders discuss role, priorities with new administration

Date: January 21, 2009
Source: The Chariho Times
Subject: Tri-towns aim to tighten purse strings

Date: January 21, 2009
Source: The Chariho Times
Subject: Fees at Ninigret Park are set

Date: January 16, 2009
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Drilling for well to start this summer

Date: January 15, 2009
Source: The Chariho Times
Subject: Dump clean-up: a giant can of worms

Date: January 15, 2009
Source: The Chariho Times
Subject: Fees at Ninigret still undecided

Date: January 9, 2009
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: “It’s conceivable that the Interior Department could provide its own fix” if Charlestown wins Supreme Court case

Date: January 7, 2009
Source: The Chariho Times
Subject: Search for a new town administrator begins – again