Indian Reservations Become Popular Tourist Destinations

June 3, 2001

Source: The New York Times

On June 3, 2001, The New York Times reported that Indian reservations are attracting large numbers of gamblers, eco-tourists, "as well as...visitors interested in heritage tourism or just something different." A Denver Sioux Indian said, "'As many as 75 percent of the tribes recognized by the federal government are already involved in tourism r are planning to be soon.'... Powwows in the eastern United States are also drawing visitors."