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Month: November 2017

Gambling Profits Lead American Indians to Higher Education

The Gila River Indian Community in Mesa Arizona has a membership of about 22,000. For the majority of their existence the community has lived on the reservation, rarely leaving to pursue much of anything at all. However, now that they are making millions of dollars off gambling revenue, the Gila River Indians are leaving the reservation, mostly to go to school.   Approximately 20% of the 22,000 registered members are now living in places off […]

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