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Jul 07, 2016, 12:45 ET U.S. District Court Judge Orders Briefings on North Fork Casino Plan

 U.S. District Court Judge Anthony W. Ishii has ordered the State of California and the Las Vegas-backers of North Fork's proposed...


Feb 04, 2015, 15:29 ET Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians' Unification Council is Granted Intervention by Federal Judge in Lawsuit filed by Unrecognized Group and Orders the Case Dismissed

 In another victory for the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians, the Unification Council which was named the Governing Body of the...


Mar 10, 2014, 19:45 ET Federal Judge Defers to Interior Board of Indian Appeals to Settle Chukchansi Leadership Dispute

A federal judge has deferred to the Interior Board of Indian Appeals (IBIA) to settle the Chukchansi Tribe's leadership dispute. The decision makes...


Feb 20, 2014, 20:32 ET BIA Recognized Tribal Council Files Federal Lawsuit Against Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino Interim Managers to Force Compliance with Federal Law and To Prevent Distributions to Unrecognized Individuals

The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians filed a lawsuit against casino management in federal court on February 19 seeking to enforce...


Feb 12, 2014, 12:07 ET Bureau of Indian Affairs Recognizes Reggie Lewis as Chairman of the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians

The Bureau of Indian Affairs ("BIA") issued its determination yesterday recognizing Reggie Lewis as Chairman of the Picayune Rancheria of the...


Dec 13, 2013, 16:52 ET New York Court Takes Hands-Off Approach in Chukchansi Leadership Dispute Setting Stage for Federal Officials to Intervene

 Despite overwhelming support by Chukchansi Tribal members for Tribal Chairman Reggie Lewis, a New York Court continues to take a hands-off...


Dec 08, 2013, 00:08 ET Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians Elects Four Members to Tribal Council

 On Saturday, December 7, the over 800 Chukchansi Tribal members who received ballots from the Election Committee voted to re-elect the current...