Some object to possible tribal casino in N. Ind.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Some people are speaking out against an American Indian tribe possibly building a casino on land it owns in northern Indiana.
Dozens of people attended a Bureau of Indian Affairs hearing Thursday night on the Pokagon (poh-KAY'-gun) Band of Potawatomi (pot-uh-WAH'-tuh-mee) Indians' plans for what it calls a tribal village at the 164-acre site on South Bend's south side.
Resident Joan Motts tells WNDU-TV that she's fine with the tribe's plans for housing units and health service facilities, but objects to the possible casino.
WSBT-TV reports St. Joseph County Commissioner David Thomas says he believes the project would be a boost for the area's economy and a magnet for future development.
The tribe owns the major Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, Mich., about 30 miles from South Bend.
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