Casinos coming to Navajo Nation

Binkly, Gail
April 2006
High Country News;4/3/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p4
The article reports on the emerging concerns regarding the plans by the company Navajo Nation to build up to six casinos within the borders of Arizona. It was stated that tribal members voted against the gambling initiatives. Critics have showed concerns that state gaming compacts might undermine tribal sovereignty and that casinos would encourage social illegal habits such as crimes, addiction, and alcoholism. It was announced that the first casino will be built in Sanders, Arizona with one in Shiprock, New Mexico.


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