California tribes gather for WIGC

17 January 2007

CALIFORNIA – As reported by the California Press-Enterprise: "The state's largest tribal organization is meeting this week in the Temecula area, where Indian leaders and state and federal officials plan to talk about gaming and other key issues.

"Anthony Miranda, chairman of the California Nations Indian Gaming Association, and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa are scheduled to speak today at the opening ceremonies. Miranda, a member of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians, will deliver the state of the tribal nations address at the Pechanga Resort & Casino near Temecula.

"The annual Western Indian Gaming Conference comes as several Inland tribes await legislative approval of gaming agreements they signed in August with Gov. Schwarzenegger that would allow them to expand their casinos…"

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