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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...

Nov 18, 2013, 15:56 ET

Over 500 Chukchansi Tribal Members Gather to Petition Tribal Council for Special Election to Amend Tribe's Constitution

 On Saturday, November 16 nearly 500 Chukchansi Tribal members gathered at the Tribe's annual Thanksgiving celebration to petition the Tribal...

Nov 07, 2013, 16:43 ET

Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians Unites in Preparation for Tribal Election

 With four positions on the Tribal Council up for election on December 7, the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians is pleased to...

Oct 18, 2013, 17:39 ET

Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians: New York Court Cuts Funding and Orders Financial Statements After Ayala Faction Fails To Make Tribe's Loan Payment

Following months of mismanagement and suspected fraudulent activity that resulted in the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians not being...

Sep 25, 2013, 17:45 ET

Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians Makes $5.9 Million Payment to Bondholders

 The Chukchansi Tribal Council led by Chairman Reggie Lewis approved a $5.9 million partial payment to bondholders due September 30 under the...

Sep 15, 2013, 17:44 ET

Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians Overwhelmingly Affirms Reggie Lewis as Chairman at General Council Meeting

 A quorum of all voting members of the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians came together Saturday to affirm Reggie Lewis as...

Aug 26, 2013, 19:54 ET

Second Federal Agency Withholds Grant Funding for Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians After Nancy Ayala Misrepresents Meaning of BIA's Letters

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) stated in a letter dated August 22 that it is revoking the access of Nancy Ayala and...

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Jul 25, 2013, 19:44 ET

Balance of Debt Payment Made for Chukchansi Tribe Following Approval by Reggie Lewis, Chairman of Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians

Acting with the approval of Chairman Reggie Lewis, officials at the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino issued a wire transfer for the final $2.6...