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Tribe Debates Land Claims-Casinos Deal

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A complex deal between the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and Governor Pataki got its first public airing on the Akwesasne reservation last week. The pact covers land claims, casinos, and tax parity issues and must be approved by the tribe and a host of state and federal agencies. As David Sommerstein reports, public meetings were poorly attended despite the controversial deal and an upcoming tribal election.

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