UPDATE: Indian Country Cancellations and Postponements Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Updated:  March 21, 2:48 p.m.

As part of its mission to keep Indian Country informed, Native News Online has compiled a list of cancellations or postponements taken by tribes and organizations as precautionary measures due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

All events are cancelled unless listed as being postponed.  Native News Online will update as needed. So, please refer back to this article.  

Several tribes are setting up notifications on their Facebook or website pages:

Chickasaw Nation Cancellations and Closings

Cherokee One Feather

Voluntary Short-Term Closure of Gun Lake Casino Due to Coronavirus Threat

Pechanga Resort Casino Announces Temporary Closure Until End of March

 

INDIAN GAMING FACILITIES – Temporary Closures

Arizona

Twin Arrows Casino, Flagstaff, Ariz.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at noon until April 6

California

Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino, Lakeside, Calif.
Beginning on Friday, March 20 at noon through the end of the month

Blue Lake Casino, Blue Lake, Calif.
Beginning Wednesday, March 18 at 2 a.m. until the end of month. Reopening date to be reassessed.

Casino Pauma, Pauma Valley, Calif.
Beginning at Sunday, March 15 at 5 p.m. until furthe notice

Golden Acorn Casino, Campo, Calif.
Beginning on Friday, March 20 at noon through the end of the month

Harrah’s Rincon Casino, Valley Center, Calif.
Beginning March 16 at 5 a.m. for two weeks

Jamul Casino, Jamul, Calif.
Beginning on Friday, March 20 at noon through the end of the month

Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula, Calif.
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 12 noon until the end of March

San Manuel Casino, Highland, Calif.
Beginning Sunday, March 15, at 5 p.m. until the end of March
Sycuan Resort & Casino, El Cajon, Calif.
Beginning on Friday, March 20 at noon through the end of the month

Valley View Casino, Valley City, Calif.
Beginning Friday, March 20 at 12pm through April 2

Viejas Casino, Alpine, Calif.
Beginning on Friday, March 20 at noon through the end of the month

Florida

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Tampa, Fls.
Beginning Friday, March 20 until further notice

Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee, Immokalee, Fla.
Beginning Friday, March 20 until further notice

Seminole Casino Brighton, Brighton, Fla.
Beginning Friday, March 20 until further notice

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Hollywood, Fla.
Beginning Friday, March 20 until further notice

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Coconut Creek, Fla.
Beginning Friday, March 20 until further notice

Seminole Classic Casino, Hollywood, Fla.
Beginning Friday, March 20 until further notice

Indiana

Four Winds Casino, South Bend, Ind.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 3 a.m. until March 30

Iowa

Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel, Tama, Iowa
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 through April 14

Kansas

Prairie Band Casino and Resort, Mayetta, Kan.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 11:59 p.m. – Reopen date was not specified

Michigan

Bay Mills Resort & Casino, Brimley, Mich.
Beginning March 20 at midnight until April 10

Firekeepers Casino Hotel, Battle Creek, Michigan
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 3:00 a.m. – Reopen date not specified

Four Winds Casino, Dowagiac, Mich.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 3 a.m. until March 30

Four Winds Casino, Hartfor, Mich.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 3 a.m. until March 30

Four Winds Casino, New Buffalo, Mich.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 3 a.m. until March 30

Gun Lake Casino, Wayland, Mich.
Beginning Monday, March 16 for two weeks

Kewadin Hessel, Hessel, Mich.
Beginning on Wednesday, March 18 at 5 p.m. until April 6

Kewadin Christmas, Christmas, Mich.
Beginning on Thursday, March 19 at 5 p.m. until April 6

Kewadin Manistique, Manistique, Mich.
Beginning on Thursday, March 19 at 5 p.m. until April 6

Kewadin Sault, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
Beginning on Sunday, March 22 at 5 p.m. until April 6

Kewadin St. Ignace, St. Ignace, Mich.
Beginning on Sunday, March 22 at 5 p.m. until April 6

King’s Club Casino, Brimley, Mich.
Beginning Monday, March 16 – Closed indefinitely

Leelanau Sands Casino & Lodge, Peshawbestown , Mich.
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 5:00 p.m. until further notice

Odawa Casino, Mackinaw City, Mich.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 4:00 p.m. until March 30

Odawa Casino, Petoskey, Mich.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 4:00 p.m. until March 30

Saganing Eagles Landing Casion & Resort, Saganing, Mich.
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 5:00 p.m. until further notice

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 5:00 p.m. until further notice

Soaring Eagle-Slot Palace and Bingo Hall, Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 5:00 p.m. until further notice

Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel, Williamsburg, Mich.
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 5:00 p.m. until further notice

New Mexico

Buffalo Thunder Resort Casino, Santa Fe, N.M.
Beginning Monday, March 16, at 4 a.m., March 17 for two weeks

Cities of Gold Casino, Santa Fe, N.M.
Beginning Monday, March 16, at 4 a.m., March 17 for two weeks

Fire Rock Navajo Casino, Church Rock, N.M.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at noon until April 6

Flowing Rock Navajo Casino, Shiprock, N.M.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at noon until April 6

Jake’s Casino, Pojoaque, N.M.
Beginning Monday, March 16, at 4 a.m., March 17 for two weeks

Northern Edge Navajo Casino, Farmington, N.M.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at noon until April 6

New York

Point Place Casino, Bridgeport, N.Y.
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 5 p.m. No reopen date announced

Seneca Allegeny Casino, Salamanca, N.Y.
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 8 p.m. No reopen date announced

Seneca Buffalo Casino, Buffalo, N.Y.
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 8 p.m. No reopen date announced

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Niagara, N.Y.
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 8 p.m. No reopen date announced

Turning Stone Casino, Verona, N.Y.
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 5 p.m. No reopen date announced

Yellow Brick Road Casino, Chittenango, N.Y.
Beginning Monday, March 16 at 5 p.m. No reopen date announced

Oklahoma

Hard Rock Casino , Tulsa, Okla.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, midnight through Tuesday, March 31.

Cherokee Casino, Ft. Gibson, Okla.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, midnight through Tuesday, March 31

Cherokee Casino, Roland, Okla.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, midnight through Tuesday, March 31

Cherokee Casino, Sallisaw, Okla.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, midnight through Tuesday, March 31

Cherokee Casino, South Coffeyville, Okla.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, midnight through Tuesday, March 31

Cherokee Casino, Tahlequah, Okla.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, midnight through Tuesday, March 31

Cherokee Casino, West Siloam Springs, Okla.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, midnight through Tuesday, March 31

Cherokee Casino, Ramona, Okla.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, midnight through Tuesday, March 31

Cherokee Nation Grove Casino, Grove, Okla.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, midnight through Tuesday, March 31

Choctaw Casinos in Durant, Grant, Pocola, McAlester, Broken Bow, Idabel and Stringtown
Effective 11:59 p.m. on March 16; no reopen date specified

Washington

Clearwater Casino, Suquamish, Wash.
Closed until April 1

Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma, Wash.
Beginning Monday, March 16 for two weeks

Emerald Queen Casino, Fife, Wash.
Beginning Monday, March 16 for two weeks

Muckleshoot Casino, Auburn, Wash.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 3 p.m.

Quil Ceda Creek Casino, Tulalip, Wash.
Tulalip, Wash.

Snoqualmie Casino, Snoqualmie, Wash.
Beginning Wednesday, March 18 at 2 a.m. until March 31 (tentatively)

Tulalip Resort Casino, Tulalip, Wash.
Tulalip, Wash.

Tulalip Bingo & Slots, Tulalip, Wash.
Tulalip, Wash.

Wisconsin

Ho-Chunk Gaming – Madison, Madison, Wisc.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 7 a.m. Plan is reopen on April 1, 2020

North Star Mohican Casino, Bowler, Wisc.
Beginning Saturday, March 21 at midnight – for two weeks when reopening date to be assessed

Potawatomi Hotel Casino, Milwaukee, Wisc.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 5 p.m. Indefinitely

EVENT- Cancellations 

March 2020

2020 National Tribal Public Health Summit – Postponed
March 17- 20
National Indian Health Board
Omaha, Nebraka

PBPN Enrollment Admendment Town Hall – Postponed
March 21
Praire Band Potawatomi Nation
Mayetta, Kansas

Two-Spirit Talking Circle – Postponed
Native Justice Coalition
March 21
Grand Rapids, Michigan

 31st Annual “Celebration of Life” Powwow
March 21 – 22
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

2020 Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention – Postponed
March 24 – 27, 2020
National Indian Gaming Association
San Diego, California

50th Anniversary Gala – Postponed
March 25, 2020
American Indian Graduate Center
San Diego, California

April 2020

2020 Celebrating All Walks of Life Traditional Powwow – Postponed
April 4 – 5
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, Michigan

2020 Women’s and Men’s Health and Wellness Conference
April 14 – 16
American Indian Institute (AII)
San Diego, California

37th Annual Gathering of the Nations Powwow
April 23 – 25
Albuquerque, New Mexico

2020 Native Broadcast Summit
April 27 – 30
Native Public Media
Phoenix, Arizona

Ninth Annual Native Harm Reduction Summit – Postponed
April 27 – May 1
Mahnomen, Minnesota

May 2020

49th Annual Stanford Powwow
May 8 – 10, 2020
Stanford University
Stanford, California

Third Annual Anishinaabe Racial Justice Conference
May 14 – 17
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Baraga, Michigan

June 2020

Tribal Nations PR Conference
June 14 – 16
Madison, Wisconsin

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