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#077--February 23, 2000; MEDIA ADVISORY
Contact: Ted D eAdwyler
phone: 415/338-1665

S.F. State to hold forum on Indian casinos, Prop. 1A, on Thursday

WHAT: Mark Macarro, tribal chairman of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians, and Priscilla Hunter, chairperson of the Coyote Valley Rancheria will be the featured speakers at an educational forum on Prop. 1A to legalize Indian casinos.

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday, February 24, at 7 p.m. in Knuth Hall of the Creative Arts Building on the San Francisco State University campus, 1600 Holloway Ave.

DETAILS: The forum is sponsored by the American Indian Studies Department and the Student Kouncil of Inter-Tribal Nations (SKINS) at S.F. State. Proposition 1A, called the California Indian Self-Reliance Initiative Amendment, would let Indian tribes operate slot machines, blackjack and other casino card games, all of which were banned by state law for most of the last century. The evening begins with a reception at 6 p.m. in the Casa Blanca Room of the Creative Arts Building, CA 135.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Joely De La Torre, chair of American Indian Studies at S.F. State at (415) 338-2701.


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