Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Enterprise Rancheria Reservation Shopping for Casino

The Enterprise Rancheria is reservations shopping for an off-reservation casino.

Enterprise Rancheria is still seeking a casino in Yuba County, saying it's on tribal land, although some opponents say the tribe is jumping outside its Butte County home.

Since 2002, the rancheria has been working to put 40 acres into trust on the Highway 65 corridor south of Marysville near Sleep Train Amphitheater, and get approval to operate a casino there.

The tribe has offices in Oroville and Marysville.

Enterprise Rancheria is best known for 72 tribal members.

Most tribal councils involved in disenrollments have shrouded their actions in secrecy, and despite a long history of American Indian press, tribes involved in disenrollments have time and again veiled themselves in a revisionist culture that they claim is antithetical to the media. This is a point the Enterprise tribal council made no bones about in a letter sent to Edwards:
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