Conference Overview

A balanced twenty-year retrospective of the successes, failures and impact of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988

The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act was enacted in 1988, and in the following 20 years Indian gaming has grown dramatically. How has the IGRA changed Indian Country? How has it affected tribal government relationships with the states, with the federal government and with tribal members?

This commemorative conference will examine the history and impact of the IGRA and the Indian gaming industry through the eyes of tribal leaders, scholars and those who were there when the IGRA became law.

Who Should Attend This Conference?

Tribal leaders, tribal attorneys, tribal, state and federal government regulators, legislators, and policymakers, casino developers, casino and gaming-industry management, students of Indian law, American Indian Studies faculty and students, as well as anyone interested in the history and implementation of gaming in Indian Country.


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Conference Sponsors

Indian Legal Program @ ASU American Indian Policy Institute
American Indian Law Center National Congress of American Indians National Indian Gaming Association
Arizona Indian Gaming Association California Nations Indian Gaming Association New Mexico Indian Gaming Association