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Jim Nantz named an honorary Thunderbird

Jim Nantz

Emmy-Award winning CBS Sports commentator Jim Nantz was made an Honorary Thunderbird at a special induction ceremony held at Camelback Inn prior to the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community Tee-Off Luncheon. Nantz joins a select group of 34 other individuals who have been named Honorary Thunderbirds in the organization’s history,… Read More →

Arizona Tribes Pursue Retail Projects

Tribes Pursue Retail Projects

Arizona tribes pursuing retail projects as economic engines as well as entertainment and shipping options for their members With gaming and hospitality reaching closer to a saturation point, many Arizona tribes are choosing to invest in markets where traditional retail developers and lenders have shied away from during the current economy. In Metro Phoenix, three… Read More →