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FACT SHEET: The Oneida Indian Nation

The Oneida Indian Nation is a federally recognized Indian nation in Central New York. It is a member of the Haudenosaunee (hoe-dee-no-so-nee), known in English as the Six Nations or Iroquois Confederacy. The word Haudenosaunee means “people of the longhouse.” Read More »

FACT SHEET: Positive Economic Impact of the Oneida Indian Nation

The Oneida Nation's sovereign presence in Central New York and its ability to operate businesses and administer governmental services create huge positive economic benefits for this region and New York State. Since 1992, the Nation has invested more than $4.5 billion in its government programs and business enterprises. Read More »

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FACT SHEET: Yellow Brick Road Casino

Overview: Owned by the Oneida Indian Nation, Yellow Brick Road Casino is a $20 million, smoke-free, 60,000-square-foot gaming venue located in Upstate New York in the Village of Chittenango. Opened... Read More »

FACT SHEET – Turning Stone Resort Casino

Located in the heart of Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation's Turning Stone Resort Casino offers world-class golf, gaming, entertainment, dining, spa and accommodations. Since opening in 1993, Turning Stone has evolved into a destination resort and one of the top five tourist destinations in New York State, hosting more than 4.5 million guests a year. The resort exceeds 3,400 acres. Read More »

FACT SHEET: Oneida Indian Nation Gaming

New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, has held that the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) is the exclusive source and measure of the legality of tribal gaming. Through IGRA, Congress has given the federal government the exclusive jurisdiction to determine the legality of tribal gaming.—preempting the states in this area. Federal courts have held the same thing.
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History of the Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino

July 1993: Turning Stone opens on an approximately 400-acre parcel on Nation lands in Verona (NY) 1994: A 175-site RV park is opened near the Turning Stone campus 1995: High Stakes Bingo moves from... Read More »


The Oneida Nation's retail enterprises include: Thirteen SāvOn gas stations and convenience stores; three marinas and Car Care. Read More »

FACT SHEET: Four Directions Productions

In the past, American Indians used runners to deliver the message. Since 1994, the Oneida Indian Nation has been investing in technology, staff and other resources to make its enterprises and services leaders in their fields. Today, the Nation is home to Four Directions Productions, a high end animation and multimedia production house, specializing in 3D animation, HD cinematography and interactive projects. Read More »

FACT SHEET: Exhibits At Shako:wi Cultural Center

The Oneida Indian Nation's Shako:wi Cultural Center has four exciting new exhibits that demonstrate the traditional arts and culture of everyday Oneidas and the tremendous historical contributions of the Nation and its heroic leaders. Read More »

FACT SHEET: Oneida Indian Nation Police Department

Established in 1993, the Oneida Indian Nation Police Department – the eighth largest of 171 tribal police agencies currently operating in the country – is a professionally trained law enforcement agency empowered by the sovereign authority of the Oneida Indian Nation. Members of the force are deputized by federal authority. Because of the department's high standards of professionalism, the department has been nationally accredited since 1998. The department's headquarters is in Canastota. Read More »

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