2nd Northwest tribe cancels Ted Nugent concerts

TACOMA, Wash. - A second Northwest Indian tribe says it doesn't want right-wing rocker Ted Nugent performing at its casino.

The Puyallup Tribe said Thursday it's canceling Nugent's concerts scheduled for Aug. 2 and 3 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington. The news came three days after Idaho's Coeur D'Alene Tribe canceled Nugent's Aug. 4 show over his "racist and hate-filled remarks."

Nugent was set to perform two August shows at the Emerald Queen Casino, which is run by the Puyallup Tribe.

Nugent would have been paid $90,000 for the shows.

"Free speech is great for everyone, but racism is intolerable among our people because we've had to tolerate it for hundreds of years," Vice Chairman Lawrence LaPointe of Puyallup Tribe of Indians said.

The decision was made midday by a consensus of Puyallup Tribal Councilmembers who say they received death threats after Nugent's 2013 performance at the casino.

Nugent is known for advocating hunting and gun rights. He has in the past referred to President Barack Obama as a "subhuman mongrel." Nugent later apologized but maintained that Obama was a "liar."

A Los Angeles music representative for Nugent said they have no comment. KOMO News left messages with Nugent's personal representative at his home in Jackson, Michigan, and they have not responded.

All tickets to the shows will be refunded.