The Pojoaque Pueblo is throwing legal tomahawks at the state of New Mexico more than a compact they feel is maybe not being negotiated in good faith (Image: Pojoaque Pueblo Realty)
It’s no secret that the compact negotiations between United states Indian tribes and states concerning gambling enterprises and other gambling facilities are contentious throughout the best of times. On the one hand, states are often reluctant partners who want to get the maximum amount of benefit that is financial possible without allowing tribes to offer unrestricted gaming on their land. Meanwhile, the tribes are often unhappy about having to negotiate at all to bring development that is economic land that is meant become their own.
That’s a pretty description that is good of relationship between New Mexico and the Pojoaque Pueblo tribe of Native Us citizens. Right now, the two edges are operating under a compact that will last until 2015 june. However with that agreement running out in about 18 months, negotiations are underway to strike a bargain that is new the Pojoaque Pueblo doesn’t think hawaii is dealing in good faith.
That’s why the tribe has decided to sue the continuing state over the failure in negotiations. According to the Pojoaque Pueblo, hawaii federal government and in particular, Governor Susana Martinez’s administration is trying to collect an illegal tax without any new benefits for the tribe Continue reading