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Gaming tribes donated big money for new NMAI

The new National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., cost more than $200 million, a significant portion of which came from tribes with casinos.

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe, both of Connecticut, each contributed $10 million. The tribes will send delegations to the museum's opening on September 21.

The Oneida Nation of New York, another gaming tribe, also gave $10 million.

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Casino tribes donate $20 million to Indian museum (AP 9/7)

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