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Monday, November 28, 2016

Ind. Gov't. - "Bureau of Indian Affairs blesses South Bend casino, tribal village"

Erin Blasko reported Nov. 24th in the South Bend Tribune in a long story that begins:

SOUTH BEND — The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved plans by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians for a $400 million hotel and casino in South Bend.

A press conference on the decision featuring tribal Chairman John Warren, tribal council members, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Common Council member Oliver Davis is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Four Winds Field.

According to a media alert, Warren and others will deliver “(r)emarks related to the decision by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to take into trust 166 acres of Pokagon Band land located between Prairie Avenue, U.S. 31 and Locust Road in the city of South Bend.”

See also this ILB post from May 14, 2015.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on November 28, 2016 09:46 AM
Posted to Indiana Government