Gaming No Panacea for Meeting Tribes’ NeedsMay 15th, 2003 | By rselden | Category: 14-4: Cultural Resilience, Features
While some critics contend more tribes should use gaming revenues to finance social services and secondary education, tribal leaders say it’s impossible for gambling to ever cover all the unmet needs in Indian Country. A small number of tribes are indeed becoming wealthy because of gaming, but most Native communities in the United States are located far from the major population centers that provide the lifeblood of successful, destination casinos.
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