Gaming Legislation and Land-Divestiture Negotiations

Pfeffer, Michael
December 2005
News from Native California;Winter2005/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p21
The article focuses on legislation that will affect the growth of Indian gaming and land acquisition for gaming in California. Opposition to the expansion of gaming was one of the factors that led to the refusal of the California State Legislature to ratify state-tribal compacts. It discusses the impact of the controversies and disputes surrounding tribal gaming. It emphasizes the need for tribal members to demand for a consultation process in an effort to protect tribal cultural resources and livelihoods.


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