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Understand Indian Law Before Entering Into Business Transactions with Native American Tribes

As recently appeared in The Public Record:

Doing Business with Native American Tribes

Since its creation, the federal government has contracted with and passed laws affecting the self-determination of Native Americans. State governments have also entered into agreements or “compacts” with tribes, typically involving gaming and taxes on products and services offered by tribal entities. These laws and agreements have created significant opportunities for private entities to do business with Native American tribes and on reservation land in many areas, including real estate, natural resources, retail and commercial enterprises, as well as tourism and entertainment. Continue reading