Includes the Labriola National American Indian Data Center's collection of tribal newspapers, newsletters, reports, photographs, ephemera, and more. Covering time periods from prehistory to the present, the American Indian Index https://libguides.asu.edu/amerindianidx contains close to 8,000 items covering both the United States and Canada.
Using such key words as "Indian" and "gaming", a researcher could find the following:
"Pima Indian Stick Game", which includes game pieces and rules
Brochures from Indian casinos
Newspaper articles on Indian Gaming
Essays on gaming and sovereignty
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATION INDEXES
Those interested in information regarding gaming standards and regulations be sure to check out Government Documents on the third floor of Hayden Library (or the government documents section of a local library.) The Arizona Government Documents division contains copies of gaming compacts for Arizona Indian tribes.
Government publications on Indian gaming include House and Senate Indian gaming hearings, Public Laws that originate from the hearings, and state gaming compacts. Listed below are indexes that may help in researching governmental law and policy.
Congressional Universe. (1789+)
This index contains the Congressional Information Service indexing and abstracting of congressional publications (1970-present); Congressional Indexes (1789-1969); full text of congressional reports, documents, bills, and the Congressional Record; testimony (1988-present); public laws; and the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations.
Government Printing Office Index. (1976+)
This is an electronic version of the Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications. You may search this index by title, author, keyword, subject, and report number.
Gaming topics are covered in a wide variety of journals and newspapers. The following electronic databases and indexes can assist in locating such information about Indian gaming. Use key words such as Native American gambling, American Indian casinos, or Indian gaming.
Arizona Newsstand. (1986+) Provides full-text coverage of Arizona newspapers such as the Arizona Business, Arizona Business Gazette, Arizona Daily Star, Arizona Daily Sun, Arizona Republic (to August 2001), Phoenix Business Journal, Phoenix Gazette, and the Tucson Citizen. A researcher may find general and specific information dealing with gambling on Arizona Indian reservations.
Bibliography of Native North Americans. (1500+) This bibliography contains citations to literature about Native peoples of North America published from the 16th century to the present. It also contains over 60,000 citations to journal articles, essays, monographs, dissertations and U.S. Government documents.
Business Newsbank. (1993+) Contains selected articles from almost 500 U.S. and Canadian daily newspapers and business newsweeklies.
EBSCO. (1990+) EBSCOs Academic Search Elite engine searches for articles from over 1500 magazines and scholarly journals; most are online. EBSCOs Online Citations searches only online academic journals.
Ethnic NewsWatch. (1960+) Ethnic News Watch is a database that includes more than 100 ethnic and minority newspapers, magazines, journals and newsletters - with complete full text articles. There are numerous articles on gaming issues. Examples of Native American Newspapers are: Navajo Nation Today, Navajo Times, Cherokee Advocate, Indian Country Today, Seminole Tribune, Char-Koosta News, (The) Circle, Au-Authm Action News, Ft. Apache Scout, Native Nevadan, News From Indian Country, Sho-Ban News, Tundra Times, and Wind River News.
JSTOR. Includes back issues and online articles from scholarly journals in many subject areas including gaming. Articles are online and can be printed or downloaded to your computer.
Juliana Yoder Master's thesis
Yoder's thesis on Bruce Babbitt and Indian gaming in Arizona focuses on the history of Federal Indian policy and the role of the Secretary of the Interior. It includes one chapter on gaming in Arizona.
Gabriel gives the reader views of traditional Indian gambling in myth, history, and contemporary times. She also includes a summary of Indian gaming politics and the current issues at hand. There is a bibliography and a number of notes for further reference.
Various articles present perspectives from all sides of the gaming issue. They range from a U.S. News and Word Report investigation to a letter from Rick Hill in response to a 60 Minutes piece on Pequot gaming. This volume also contains a bibliography of the articles in the book in addition to listing locations of various gambling organizations.
This study focuses on slahal, a gambling game found among the Coast Salish peoples in British Columbia and Washington State. Gambling songs are an integral part of the tradition and have been maintained and preserved by oral means.
Viewing the survival of Native communities in the face of genocide and forced assimilation as a high stakes game of chance, the author examines gambling metaphors in historical contexts to reveal strategies employed by several tribes as they participate in various "games" with white society - whether land re-acquisition, political positioning or resistence to outside dominance.
This book provides an in-depth look on Native American games and includes historic material on both games of chance and games of skill. Culin describes each game and how to play it. He provides photographs, drawings, and an extensive index.
The subject matter deals with the history, controversy, and legal aspects of American Indian gaming. A course handbook used by the Practicing Law Institute, attorneys also use it as a reference manual.
This book employs photographs, illustrations, personal accounts, stories and myths to explore California Indian games and toys from ancient times, when the games of the divinities shaped the world, to the modern era.
The authors describe traditional Native American games, including directions on how to play them. The book also includes a history of games of chance and a list of illustrations, separated by cultural area, chance, and skill level.
(Located in Hyden Arizona & West Stacks)
This volume contains a collection of writings by various professionals who participated in The North American Conference on the Status of Indian Gaming offering different perspectives regarding gaming issues on reservation land. Eadington also provides an appendix, which includes the Cabazon case and the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Indian Gaming is a periodical that contains feature articles regarding Native American casinos and the gaming industry. The articles range from feature stories about internet marketing and reinvesting revenues to regular pages on state by state news and bingo.
(Reference Shelf - Lcated in Hayden Stacks & West Stacks)
Riconda's collection of articles provides different perspectives on Indian gaming issues such as ethics and economic impact. The articles originated in such publications as GQ, Christian Science Monitor, and the Washingtonian. Includes a bibliography.
Lane writes his book about the Cabazon, California band of Mission Indians, and the landmark case that established the beginning of Indian gaming. The story deals mainly with individuals in the tribe and the historical journey of the Cabazon Indians. A bibliography and index are included.
(Located in Law-Indian Law & West Stacks)
A synopsis of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, this report includes the history and the defining law that has affected Indian gaming. A reference section and three appendices are included.
The following bibliography lists reference material dealing with the rapidly growing issue of Indian gaming. These resources include material found in the Labriola National American Indian Data Center in the University Libraries at Arizona State University, websites, and other research facilities.
This resource is divided into four sections: source listings, Canadian section, bibliography, and biography. You can find a list of tribal casinos and bingo halls in section one - source listings. The list is arranged by state and includes the name, address, contact information, and brief description of each facility
This 1272 page publication is full of statistical data. It covers topics such as history, demographics, education, culture, health, social and economic conditions, business and industry, land and water management, government relations, law, and law enforcement. You can find information on gaming revenues in the United States, gaming revenues by state, numbers of tribes operating casinos per state, annual revenues from bingo, and number of tribal casinos by year started
. A resource encyclopedia of economic profiles on American Indian Reservations, each profile includes individual reservation location, land status, culture, history, government, economic development, services, tourism and recreation, infrastructure, and gaming. This book is significant for gaming issues since it breaks down the casino economic development for each tribe
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