Bureau of Indian Affairs http://wxpr.org en Federal Approval For Off-Reservation Casino Divides Tribes http://wxpr.org/post/federal-approval-reservation-casino-divides-tribes <p>The Forest County Potawatomi tribe is condemning another tribe’s proposal for an off reservation casino approved Friday by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.&nbsp;</p><p>The Menominee tribe wants to build a gaming facility in Kenosha.&nbsp; But Potawatomi Spokesperson George Ermert says the area falls within Potawatomi ceded territory.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>“Potawatomi historical lands have traditionally stretched from the tip of Door County, all along the shores of Lake Michigan.&nbsp; So for one tribe to go on another tribe’s historical lands is a very very big deal.”</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 21:45:56 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 7065 at http://wxpr.org Federal Approval For Off-Reservation Casino Divides Tribes