Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Creek Casino Opposition
4:16 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Oklahoma Tribe Opposes Creek Casino In Alabama

Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, AL.
PCI Gaming Poarch Band of Creek Indians

An Indian tribe in Oklahoma wants Alabama's Poarch Creek Indians to halt plans to build a 20-story hotel and casino on tribal land in Wetumpka.

The Muscogee Nation has historic ties to the land and is objecting to the graves of its ancestors being exhumed and moved to make way for the expansion by the Poarch Creeks. Principal Chief George Tiger says the Poarch Creeks don't share their respect for traditional ways and the burial ground should be restored to the way it was.

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Tribe, Escambia Co. At Odds
3:39 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

A Supreme Court Case Puts Escambia County at Odds with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, AL
PCI Gaming Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Wind Creek Casino, owned and operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, is at the heart of rising tension between the tribe and Escambia County commissioners. Robert McGhee is the Governmental Affairs advisor for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. He says since the casino opened the tribe has experienced a large boon in revenue. McGhee says a fact that hasn’t been lost on the county…

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