A star in the community through charity.

White Earth Nation supports the Native American tradition of giving back to the community through donations to local events and organizations. Shooting Star is proudly owned and successfully operated by the White Earth Nation.

To request a non-monetary donation, download a form here. Or email for more information.

Shooting Star Scholarship 2018-2019

In an effort to support higher education within the White Earth Nation, Shooting Star has founded the Shooting Star Scholarship, to raise money for scholarships to be awarded to White Earth members and descendants seeking post-secondary education. Download an application form here.

A limited number of $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. To be eligible, each student must meet the following criteria:

MAHNOMEN, Minn. - (Reprinted from Anishinaabeg Today, official newspaper publication of the White Earth Nation)

Welcome to Edward Hanson, General Manager of Shooting Star Casino, Hotel, and Event Center. Ed is a White Earth tribal member with extensive experience in Indian gaming, starting as Shift Manager and Human Resources Director to General Manager at Leech Lake gaming. Before coming to Shooting Star, Ed was General Manager of Seven Clans Casino, Red Lake. Ed earned a degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Finance from Bemidji State University. Those who have worked with Ed at Leech Lake casinos and Red Lake Seven Clans casino have the highest regards for him.

Welcome to William “Bill” Marsh, Marketing Director of Shooting Star, Hotel, and EventCenter. Bill is a member of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Mich. He has 10 years of marketing experience in Indian gaming. He has been responsible for all facets of casino marketing including strategy development, branding, advertising, media, promotions, player tracking, database (mining and analysis) direct mail, entertainment and in house graphics. Bill has a Master’s degree in Marketing and Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.



News From Chairwoman Erma J. Vizenor


7th Annual Shooting Star Scholarship Golf Tournament

Friday, June 15, 2018

Download golf registration form here


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