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Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. watches Gila River Indian Community Governor William Rhodes sign a $7.4 million check as part of a historic pooling agreement between the Navajo Nation, the Gila River Indian Community, the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, and the Tohono O’odham Nation. The agreement is expected to bring more than $130 million to the Navajo Nation over the next 17 years.

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President Shirley signs multi-tribe gaming agreement

Agreement made with Gila River, Fort McDowell and Tohono O'odham Nations

GILA RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY, Ariz. ­ - Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. on Sept. 15 received a check for $7.4 million from the Gila River Indian Community ... as part of a historic pooling agreement with three tribes that will bring more than $130 million to the Navajo Nation over the next 17 years.