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7:31 am
Wed September 27, 2006

U.S. denies Potawatomi sovereignty

U.S. denies Potawatomi sovereignty

DeKalb, IL – The Potawatomi Nation wants to open a bingo parlor on land it owns near Shabbona. The tribe claims sovereignty over the land. That would allow it to bypass state and local restrictions on opening a gaming facility. But the U-S government refutes that claim. WNIJ's Guy Stephens reports: