Oklahoma City approves completing American Indian Museum
August 31, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council is moving forward with completing the construction of the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum.
The Council's unanimous vote Tuesday supports agreements to complete the project with the Chickasaw Nation, The Oklahoman reported. The tribe guaranteed to cover operating deficits, up to $2 million a year, for the first seven years after the museum opens.
"We were probably close to the point of rejecting the state's proposal when the Chickasaw Nation stepped up" to partner for the project, said Jim Couch, city manager.
The museum, which bega...