GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

UPDATE: Oneida Nation resumes normal hours of business

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Oneida Nation announced on June 3 that normal business hours will resume effective immediately.

Tehassi Hill, Oneida Nation Chairman stated, “The Oneida Business Committee thanks the entire
community for maintaining a safe environment while peacefully protesting racism. As Native
people, we have fought racism for generations and we continue to believe that systemic racism
must end. We will continue to peacefully raise our voices and express our opposition.”

Hill continued, “We continue to support the City of Green Bay and the Village of Ashwaubenon in encouraging peaceful expressions against racism and in maintaining curfews for the safety of everyone.”

Oneida Nation shared that every business in the community has been impacted by the pandemic
and is seeking recovery and the Oneida Nation supports all the efforts towards re-building these businesses.

“We encourage our surrounding communities in peaceful expressions so that all area businesses can
open and experience economic recovery,” said Hill.

Original Story: Oneida Nation imposes curfew starting at 9 p.m. on June 1

MONDAY 6/1/2020 8:55 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Oneida Nation announced on June 1 that they fully support the City of Green Bay in implementing a curfew to protect all individuals from harm and will be doing the same.

Tehassi Hill, Oneida Nation Chairman, and the Oneida Business Committee said on the Oneida website and Facebook page, “We have a constitutional responsibility to make decisions in the best interest of our citizens, as such, we support Mayor Genrich’s action to impose a 9 pm curfew, and we encourage everyone to respect and observe the curfew.”

The Oneida Nation says it will be closing the West Mason Street Casino tonight at 8 p.m. as well as the Oneida One Stop Convenience Stores located in Green Bay at 9 p.m.

The Oneida West Mason Street Casino will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. beginning June 2 and will resume normal hours on June 3.

The Oneida says its One Stop Convenience Stores will be open from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. beginning
tomorrow June 2nd and will resume normal hours on June 3.

Hill said, “We wholeheartedly respect every individual’s right to have their voice heard and to speak out and protest systematic racism. We also want to support the Mayor of Green Bay whose actions will protect and hold safe everyone in the City and protect businesses and buildings. A curfew will protect those individuals who are expressing their right to protest as well as those who live and work in our community.”

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