Group Considering Legal Action Against City For New Sounds Stadium
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – An American Indian group has considered legal action against the City of Nashville for building the new Sounds stadium.
Officials with the American Indian Coalition said the group wants Metro to delay or stop construction at Sulphur Dell because of its deep Indian history. Representatives from both sides met Thursday for another discussion on the issue.
So far, the city has made no plans to stop construction. Instead, they're offering to construct a wall along the greenway to honor the history of the area, as well as some artwork to go near the end of Fourth Avenue.
"That to me is minimalization and we're tired of being minimalized, American Indian people. We are tired of being just given the very least,” said Albert Bender with the American Indian Coalition.
The Office of Mayor Karl Dean said it’s complied with all state regulations for building on ground containing artifacts.