Tribal activities make $10.8B impact on Oklahoma’s economic output, study suggests

An Oklahoma City University report suggests that the state’s 38 federally recognized Indian tribes produce an estimated $10.8 billion impact on the state’s production of goods and services, with more than 70 percent of that total coming from the tribes’ gambling operations.

BY DON MECOY Published: October 17, 2012
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Oklahoma’s 38 federally recognized Indian tribes produce an estimated $10.8 billion impact in the state’s production of goods and services, with more than 70 percent of that effect coming from the tribes’ gambling operations, according a report issued Tuesday.

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