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  Karuk Tribe gets casino green light, H&N 8/21/14. Public comment period regarding Yreka casino ends Dec. 27, 2013
* Karuk Tribe advances Yreka casino proposition, H&N, posted to KBC 12/15/13.
       KBC NOTE:
this is Shasta Territory, not Karuk
Karuk Tribe casino plans unveiled; public input session open until Dec. 27, posted to KBC 12/15/13. KBC NOTE: Karuks provide no online copy of proposal
Karuk Tribe of California Proposal to the Governor for an Off-Reservation Class III Gaming Facility in Yreka, 11/18/05.
* HERE for Karuk Tribal agenda of destroying American hydrodams.
* Gaming funds to be used to destroy Klamath hydroelectric dams, page 14: "the Tribe has been working with the State Water Resources Control Board on the issue of decommissioning of Klamath River dams which serve no constructive purpose and, to the contrary ,have been demonstrated to be harmful to the river and surrounding environs. To this end, the Tribe would commit a portion of its casino revenue to the Dam Decommissioning Fund which is proposed by state officials for the purposes of assisting local communities affected by future dam decommissionings. To this end, we have been working with Arthur G. Baggett, Jr., the state’s lead negotiator on this issue and will continue to do so. The Karuk people have an inherent need to repair the Tribe’s ancestral lands..." KBC NOTE: this land is Shasta Tribe's ancestral land, and the Shasta's oppose destroying the hydro dams.
Tempted by the Almighty Dollar; Are casinos really the answer to the Navajo Nation's future? Navaho Hopi Observer, posted to KBC 2/5/11 "... these parasitic businesses do nothing but drain money from people who, for the most part, cannot afford to lose that money and it's loss creates a host of social problems..."  

Casino: All bets off, Siskiyou Daily News 4/9/0

Editorial: If tribes want it – BINGO! – they get it. As usual, Indian casono interests have their way in the legislature, Sacramento Bee, posted to KBC 9/11/08
Is there a big (Klamath Indian) casino in French Prairie's future? Oregonian 8/24/08. Followed by: S. Ore. tribal group eyes Willamette tract Casino expansion plans unclear, H&N, posted to KBC 8/4/08

A standout proposal, Sacramento Bee 5/8/08, Thunder Valley Casino. KBC NOTE: (Klamath Tribes, with land given to them in the Klamath Settlement Agreement (they sold their reservation)... intend to expand their gaming. ...)

Stakes high in fight over tribal casinos, SacBee 1/20/08 Casino tribe alleges fraud, SacBee 10/10/07 Kla-Mo-Ya casino to expand, Klamath Tribes plan hotel and larger casino, H&N 10/6/07
Four tribes raise $20 million to defend casino compacts, SacBee 9/29/07 Tribes pay members, Per capita distribution first since 1954 for Klamath Tribes, H&N 9/22/07. "The money comes from revenue generated at the Kla-Mo-Ya casino." California - Tribes tangle over slots pact, SacBee 8/10/07
Of Elephants, Donkeys and Hippos...The Dung in America’s Elections, 7/6/07, by Elaine Willman "The financial instrument was sired by Senator John McCain who sponsored the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 to create a separate, tax-exempt monopoly that would soon pump billions back into both political parties. The current annual honeypot to play with here is over $27 billion."    
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