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Filed Under: Meetings | Public Relations
NCAI leader urges open discussion about Poarch Creek casino (05/30)
Save Hickory Ground staged a rally that was shut down by security guards.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Opinion
Richard Pombo: Day of shame in opening of Poarch Creek casino (12/24)
Richard Pombo, a former Republican Congressman, criticizes the Poarch Band of Creek Indians for opening a $250 million casino on a sacred site.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Poarch Creeks looking to hire 500 as part of casino expansion (09/17)
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama will be hosting a casino job fair on October 2.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee man convicted for protest at Poarch Creek casino (08/23)
A delegation from the Muscogee Nation traveled to the courthouse in Montgomery, Alabama, on June 18, 2013, to show support for protester Wayland Gray. Photo from Save Hickory Ground Wayland Gray, a member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma, was...

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Charges dropped against three in Poarch Creek casino protest (06/19)
Delegation from Muscogee Nation outside courthouse in Montgomery, Alabama. June 18, 2013. Photo from Hickory Ground Trespass charges were dropped against three men who took part in a protest at the casino owned by the Poarch Band of Creek...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Hearing for men accused in trespass at Poarch Creek casino (06/18)
Members of the Muscogee Nation board bus for their trip to Alabama. Four men are in court in Alabama this morning over charges that they trespassed at the casino owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Three of...

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Protesters set for hearing for incident at Poarch Creek casino (05/06)
The Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, Alabama. Photo © Poarch Band of Creek Indians. A judge in Alabama will hold a hearing next week to consider trespass charges against four men who staged a protest at the casino...

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
ICT interviews Creek leaders in dispute over Alabama casino (04/02)
The Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, Alabama. Indian Country Today caught up with leaders of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and the Muscogee Nation and asked them about the Save Hickory Ground dispute. Eddie Tullis, a...

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Poarch Band faces two lawsuits amid $246M casino expansion (02/21)
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is facing two lawsuits as it undertakes a $246 million casino expansion project. The first lawsuit was filed last December by the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma. The Muscogees say the Poarch Band has violated...

Filed Under: Litigation | Public Relations
Muscogee man released after incident at Poarch Creek casino (02/20)
Muscogee Nation Chief George Tiger negotiated the release of a tribal member who was arrested in Alabama at the casino site of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Wayland Gray was arrested for trespassing and for making a terrorist threat....

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Muscogee Nation leader in Alabama as casino fight escalates (02/19)
Muscogee Nation Chief George Tiger is in Alabama today to discuss a casino dispute with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Tiger is due to hold a press conference at 3pm at the federal courthourse in Montgomery. That's the court...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Poarch Creeks arrest four who attempted prayer at casino site (02/18)
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama arrested four people who attempted a prayer ceremony at the tribe's casino site. Wayland Gray, Mike Harjo, Michael Deo and a man identified only as "Maggot" were charged with trespassing. Gray also...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Poarch Creeks won't allow group to hold prayer at gaming site (02/15)
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama refused to allow a prayer ceremony at the site of a casino expansion project. The Save Hickory Ground group came to Alabama to offer prayers to tribal ancestors who were removed from...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Group goes ahead with ceremony at Poarch Creek casino site (02/14)
A group of tribal activists will go ahead with a ceremony at the casino site of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama. Save Hickory Ground consists of members of the Poarch Band and the Muscogee Nation. They oppose...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Group seeks access to Poarch Creek casino site for ceremony (02/13)
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama won't grant access to its casino site for a ceremony on Thursday. The tribe spending $246 million on a new Wind Creek Wetumpka. Opponents want to hold a prayer ceremony at the...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Protest over Poarch Creek casino expansion at sacred site (01/28)
A group of protesters called on the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama to stop a casino expansion project. The tribe is spending $246 million on a new Wind Creek Wetumpka. Opponents say the casino will destroy the Hickory...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Former Poarch Creek leader organizes protest at gaming site (01/25)
A former leader of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama is helping to organize a protest at the tribe's casino site on Saturday. William Bailey, a former council member, opposes the $246 million expansion of the Wind Creek...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Idle No More protest targets Poarch Creek casino expansion (01/24)
Opponents of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama will stage an Idle No More protest at the tribe's casino site on Saturday. The tribe is spending $246 million to expand the Wind Creek Wetumpka. The facility is located...

Filed Under: Litigation
Poarch Band says Muscogee Nation casino lawsuit lacks merit (12/13)
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama says a lawsuit filed by the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma is without merit. The Poarch Band is spending $246 million to expand the Wind Creek Wetumpka. The facility is located on trust...

Filed Under: Litigation
Muscogee Nation cites Carcieri in Poarch Creek casino lawsuit (12/12)
The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma filed a lawsuit in federal court today aimed at preventing the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama from operating a casino on a sacred site. The Muscogee Nation is upset over the $246 million...

Filed Under: Litigation
BIA asked to help with dispute over Creek casino at sacred site (12/03)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is being asked to help resolve a dispute between the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma and the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama. The Muscogee Nation is upset over the expansion of the Wind Creek...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Semiahmoo First Nation worried about proposed $100M casino (11/12)
The Semiahmoo First Nation of British Columbia wants to be consulted about a proposed $100 million casino, citing potential damage to its aboriginal territory. The casino in Surrey is located near the band's reserve. The land has been used for...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Poarch Creeks resume construction of $246M casino expansion (11/01)
The Poarch Creek Band of Indians in Alabama resumed work on a $246 million casino expansion after talks over a sacred site faltered. The tribe agreed to stop work on the Wind Creek Wetumpka in response to concerns raised by...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Poarch Creek gaming expansion on hold amid sacred site talks (10/18)
The Poarch Creek Band of Indians put a $246 million casino expansion project on hold due to concerns about a sacred site. The Wind Creek Wetumpka is located on the Hickory Ground. Creek ancestors are buried there and the site...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Poarch Creeks suspend $246M casino expansion at sacred site (10/17)
The Poarch Creek Band of Indians in Alabama halted a $246 million casino expansion at a sacred site. The tribe agreed to suspend work on the Wind Creek Wetumpka as part of an agreement with the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma....

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