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St. Croix Band in court over off-reservation casino
Beloit Daily News,
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at 12:05:48 AM
Representatives from the Beloit Casino Complex Project are "guardedly optimistic" after a Washington, D.C., court appearance earlier this week, spokesman Joe Hunt said.
"We didn't come away from the meeting believing this is going to be the end of this battle," he said.
Several members of the St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin tribal council traveled to the country's capital to listen to their attorney and the government's argue before a judge about the complaint the tribe filed against Secretary of Interior Dirk Kempthorne and Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Carl Artman last month.
In the complaint, the St. Croix claim the men exceeded their authority by attempting to change the land into trust approval process in such a way that would make it easier for the agency to deny an off-reservation application.
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