I found interesting the article about the local Indian tribes’ casino bonanza (TNT, 3-27). I applaud the tribes’ initiative and business acumen towards improving their economies and the well-being of their members.
But what the article failed to cover is the questionable uses of some of the tribes’ tax-free casino riches while they continue to seek federal and state grants to fund many of their tribal programs.
The Squaxin Island Tribe is now acquiring million-dollar off-reservation properties for cash located in single-family residential neighborhoods and converting them into USA Trust Land. I understand the tribes can purchase real property wherever …