The mission of NIGA is to protect and preserve the general welfare of tribes striving for self-sufficiency through gaming enterprises in Indian Country. To fulfill its mission, NIGA works with the Federal government and Congress to develop sound policies and practices and to provide technical assistance and advocacy on gaming-related issues. In addition, NIGA seeks to maintain and protect Indian sovereign governmental authority in Indian Country. Click here for more information.
The GPIGA’s purpose is to protect and promote the Tribal gaming industry by bringing together federally recognized Tribal Nations in the Great Plains Region who are operating gaming enterprises, utilizing a spirit of cooperation to develop common strategies and positions concerning issues affecting all gaming tribes. GPIGA promotes tribal sovereignty and economic development, which provides a positive impact throughout the communities in the Great Plains area. It draws upon the unique status of those within the Great Plains Indian Nations who have Treaties between themselves and the United States in order to influence and shape national legislation as well as issues affecting Tribal Economic Development. Click here for more information.