Gambling and Survival in Native North America


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The cards are turned, the chips are raked. In casinos all over the country, Native Americans are making money and reclaiming power. But the games are by no means confined to the tables, as the Mashantucket Pequots can attest. Although Anglo-Americans have attempted to undermine Pequot sovereignty for centuries, these Native Americans have developed a strategy of survival in order to maintain their sense of peoplehood--a resiliency that has vexed outsiders, from English settlers to Donald Trump. The Pequots have found ...

Gambling and Survival in Native North America 2003, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816522897