CNIGA Policy Issues

CNIGA's primary purpose is to protect the inherent sovereign right of tribal governments to have gaming on tribal lands. To that end, CNIGA takes policy positions on a range of issues that impact tribal government gaming on a state and federal level. These policy positions reflect the position of the membership on an array of public policy issues.

To read these policy statements please click on the links provided.

CNIGA Statement of Policy for Tribal Trust Acquisitions

Date Adpoted: October 26, 2023

CNIGA Guiding Principle on Exclusivity

Date Adpoted: June 15, 2023

CNIGA Sports Wagering Guiding Principles

Date Adpoted: August 16, 2018

Amended: April 24, 2019

Amended: November 5, 2019

Amended: March 3, 2022

Amended: June 15, 2023

CNIGA Policy to Support Tribal-State Gaming Compacts

Date Adpoted: February 15, 2008

Re-affirmed: October 20, 2016

Amended: December 15, 2022

Support of IGRAs Provisions for Taking Land Into Trust

Date Adpoted: September 10, 2003

Re-affirmed: March 17, 2005

Re-affirmed: October 20, 2016

Re-affirmed: June 17, 2021

Amended: December 15, 2022

Supporting Federally-Recognized Tribes and Indian Lands

Date Adpoted: May 15, 2003

Re-affirmed: October 20, 2016

Amended: October 6, 2022

Policy Statement on Labor

Date Adpoted: July 14, 1998

Re-affirmed: October 20, 2016