by on June 7, 2019

Latest Casino and Gambling News, Tribal Gaming, Casino News, Alabama, Fines, Lawsuits & Litigation One of the largest tribes in Oklahoma, the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, has reportedly renewed a federal lawsuit against the Poarch Band of Creek Indians amid allegations that one of its most important sacred burial grounds had been desecrated in order to build an aboriginal casino in Alabama. Harsh history: According to a Wednesday report from the Tulsa World newspaper, the federally-recognized tribe once inhabited large portions of what would later become the state of Alabama. But, it was forcibly relocated in the 1830s as part of the infamous ‘Trail of Tears’ campaign of President Andrew Jackson before later being compelled to establish a new homeland in central  바카라사이트 Oklahoma. Unexpected discoveries: The newspaper reported that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation filed its initial lawsuit against the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in 2012 after claiming that the latter tribe had unlawfully unearthed and reburied some 57 sets of human remains along with numerous sacred items while building its $246 million Wind Creek Casino and Hotel Wetumpka in central Alabama. This legal action purportedly alleged that the 33-acre site of the casino, which sits along the banks of the Coosa River near the small city of Wetumpka, was once home to its final pre-exile capital and should have been abandoned after the remains and artefacts were uncovered.

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