For the last two months, the Chukchansi Indian tribe in California's Madera County has been split over who should be the rightful leader of the tribal council. Like many other tribes, the Chukchansi runs a nearby casino. We explore the role that Indian casinos may be playing in provoking membership struggles within tribes around the country.
Chukchansi Indian Dispute
Marc Benjamin, reporter for The Fresno Bee
Kenneth Hansen, associate professor of political science at California State University Fresno and member of the board of Many Lightnings Indian Legacy Center