Canada’s Indian tribes eye launch of national gaming commission

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Canadian-Indian-GamingSouth of the 49th parallel, Native North Americans have long enjoyed the clout of speaking with one voice via the National Indian Gaming Association. There’s no such national body north of the border, but that may be about to change. The issue is being hotly discussed this week at the Assembly of First Nations’ annual meeting in Winnipeg. “It’s all about sovereignty and jurisdiction and exerting that,” says a chief from Saskatchewan. Fair enough. Read more.


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