Salina, KS

Now: 59 °

Currently: Fair

Hi: 59 ° | Lo: 30 °

Tribes in Kansas oppose move by Delaware

KSAL StaffNovember 10, 2013

The leader of the Oklahoma-based Delaware Tribe says the tribe could pursue a casino in Kansas, but the tribe also has a broader vision of providing services to Native Americans.

In an “open letter to the people of Kansas,” Chief Paula Pechonick said Saturday she wanted to address speculation about the tribe’s plans since it bought 90 acres in North Lawrence.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports the Delaware’s efforts in Kansas have drawn opposition from the federally recognized tribes of Kansas, which all have casinos. The Kansas tribes says if the Delaware open a casino it will cause them economic hardship.

Pechonick says a casino may be a possibility, but the Delaware also want a future in Kansas and an area where it could deliver federal services to Native Americans.

Copyright © Rocking M Media, 2019. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Rocking M Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS

RELATED POSTS

Changes Coming For Kansas License Buyers

December 2, 2017 10:15 am

Proposed Kansas Tyson Plant Paused

November 21, 2017 6:19 am



STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Woman Charged with Theft,...
December 5, 2019Comments
Chase Suspect Sought
December 5, 2019Comments
Busy First Friday Schedul...
December 5, 2019Comments
Governor Supports Refugee...
December 5, 2019Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2019 - EEO  - KDJM  - KABI  - KSAL-AM  - KSAL-FM  - KVOB  - KYEZ  - KZUH