checkpt et6 - Americans However it would seem as though...

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Resources: National Congress of American Indians website and the Indian Country Today website at http://www.indiancountry.com http://www.ncai.org Post a 200- to 300-word summary of a current issue (research sites to find a legislative issue, court case, or other documented issue)between Native Americans and the federal government. Identify the legislation that you think is linked to the issue, and explain why you think there is a connection. Consult the National Congress of American Indians website, the Indian Country Today newspaper, or another online source for examples of pertinent issues. Apparently, Rep. John Sullivans believes that the US should implement a bill dub as “An Anti- Indian casino bill”, which would give local government the ability to money from Indian nations. This bill would amend the Indian Gaming Regulatory act, giving local government power to veto class 3 gaming. This caught my eye the most of all the stories I have seen since my recent interest in Native
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Unformatted text preview: Americans. However, it would seem as though some people in government are not happy with the success that the tribes are having running their own casino’s. I believe it is a shame that people would try to go as far as this to stop the Native American people from a chance at the American Dream. The funds that they gain from gaming operation I am sure are used to help modernize, educate and house much of the Native American population. I am not shocked to hear that this is proposed by the Republican party it seem as of late if the issue does not benefit a single person or the party they are not interested in keeping their word. The Native American have gone through so much to get the little piece of American they have and still in modern times the government still tries to pull the wool over their heads. What is the since of giving someone certains liberties when at the blink of an eye they can be taken back or reversed....
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