Ernie Stevens, Jr. Meets with Los Angeles City Council Members

National Indian Gamin Association Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr. with Los Angeles Councilmmembers Mitch O’Farrell (Wyandotte Nation) and Councilmember Jose Huizar.

Published September 30, 2018

LOS ANGELES — After a successful mid-year National Indian Gaming Association’s conference at the Pechanga Casino, Ernie Stevens, Jr. chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, paid a visit to the Los Angeles City Council where he presented Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell (Wyandotte Nation) and Councilmember Jose Huizar with blankets from the national organization.

Ernies Stevens, Jr. Char Stevens with Los Angeles CouncilmemberMitch O’Farrell.

Stevens (Oneida Nation) visit was in advance of Indigenous Peoples Day, Chairman Stevens provided brief remarks. On Monday, October 8, 2018, Los Angeles will celebrate its first Indigenous Peoples Day. O’Farrell introduced the renaming of Columbus Day and was able to get the measure through the Los Angeles City Council.

Watch video below to hear Chairman Stevens’ remarks:

Thank you Chairman Stevens (Oneida Nation) for you work to help lift our Indigenous communities out of poverty! I look forward to seeing you again on Indigenous Peoples Day, October 8th, at Grand Park and City Hall! #IndigenousPeoplesDay #IPD2018 #NativeAmerican

Posted by Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell on Saturday, September 29, 2018



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