A controversy has erupted between the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation over Poarch’s plan to expand the Wind Creek Casino Wetumpka at Hickory Ground in Alabama—a historic Muscogee (Creek) Nation tribal town and an established archeological site that includes a sacred burial ground of Muscogee ancestors. This video produced by Sterlin Harjo titled Back to Nature – The Battle For Hickory Ground highlights the issues the Muscogee (Creek) Nation have with the expansion through voices of tribal chief George Thompson and tribal members referred to as warriors.

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