The Coeur d’Alene Tribe, like other tribes, are facing issues regarding sovereign immunity. Each tribe has to determine whether sovereign immunity should be used as a sword or a shield.
Note by Kathryn: Today's guest blog post, written by one of the students in Kathryn's Indian Gaming Law course, is by second-year law student Kendra Parker.
A Santa Barbara American Indian Band has made a significant financial contribution to Santa Barbara County entities, including the Santa Barbara County Fire Department and Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department. The Santa Barbara County Indian Gaming Community Benefit Committee approved a total of $736,700 in grants from the State Special Distribution Fund (SDF) to the above agencies on May 29th, 2012.