TITLE

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Arizona

AUTHOR(S)
TALAHONGVA (HOPI), PATTY
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Native Peoples Magazine;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of the gaming industry on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Arizona. It was noted that the opening of the tribally owned Casino Arizona has provided opportunities for this once-impoverished tribe. With help from its casino profits, the tribe is now carefully planning its growth. Tribal President Ivan Makil pointed out a number of projects aided by gaming revenue, now underway at Salt River, which include the construction of new police and fire substation, and new junior high and high school facilities.
ACCESSION #
34039945

Tags: GAMBLING on Indian reservations;  SALT River Community Gaming Enterprises (Company);  INDIAN casinos;  MAKIL, Ivan

 

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