Casinos have revived pride on Minnesota’s reservations and lent psychological momentum as well as financial resources to renewed cultural celebration.
On Minnesota’s reservations there’s a new will to fight problems that plagued Indians in the pre-casino days.
American Indian students lag far behind their white counterparts in Minnesota schools.
For some kids, the lure of “18 Money” makes it difficult to focus on school. But some tribes are making educational gains.
Why do thousands of Indians remain unemployed even while their tribes run casinos?
Here’s a timeline of court decisions and other developments.
MinnPost’s editors gave video journalist Steve Date and me the summer and fall to search for an answer.