Native American History http://wfae.org en The Tangled Backstory Of Catawba Nation's North Carolina Casino Quest http://wfae.org/post/tangled-backstory-catawba-nations-north-carolina-casino-quest <div><p>The Catawba Indians want to build a <a href="http://www.clevelandchamber.org/chamber/Cleveland%20County's%20World%20Class%20Resort.htm" target="_blank">$340 million casino </a>and resort in Kings Mountain, North Carolina &ndash; which is 45 miles northwest of their reservation in Rock Hill, South Carolina.&nbsp; They&#39;ve applied for federal permission to make the land a sort of annex to their reservation.&nbsp;</p><p>They may also need approval from North Carolina&#39;s governor and General Assembly &ndash; but both are cool to the concept. So why not just build a casino on the tribe&#39;s existing reservation just off I-77?&nbsp;</p></div><p></p><p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Julie Rose 36512 at http://wfae.org The Tangled Backstory Of Catawba Nation's North Carolina Casino Quest There And Back: Town Creek Indian Mound http://wfae.org/post/there-and-back-town-creek-indian-mound <p>Today, we're turning back to the very distant past: a state historic site in Mount&nbsp;Gilead&nbsp;that includes a reconstructed Native American village and burial site from more than 1,000 years ago.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 13:37:01 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 31686 at http://wfae.org There And Back: Town Creek Indian Mound