For immediate release
From The university of california, irvine
Contact: Cathy Lawhon
April 1, 2010
Indian gaming, its history and economic impact on tribal communities is subject of talk
Presentation is first of five in the UCI Distinguished American Indian Lecture Series
EVENT: Ernest L. Stevens Jr., chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association in Washington, D.C., will present the inaugural program in a series of “Conversations on Native American Sovereignty in the 21st Century.” His lecture – “Economic Self-Sufficiency through Indian Gaming” – will touch on the history of American Indian wealth, the “capturing” of that wealth and resulting poverty, and how gaming offers one route to self-sufficiency.
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 5
UCI maintains an online directory of faculty available as experts to the media. To access, visit www.today.uci.edu/experts .
For UCI breaking news, visit www.zotwire.uci.edu.
Last Updated on Thursday, 01 April 2010 22:13