For immediate release: June 1, 2020
(Oneida Reservation) – The Oneida Nation fully supports the City of Green Bay in implementing a curfew to protect all individuals from harm. Tehassi Hill, Oneida Nation Chairman and the Oneida Business Committee supports the imposing of a 9 p.m. curfew immediately. Chairman Hill issued the following statement on Oneida website and Facebook, “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. 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 rightto protest as well as those who live and work in our community.”
The Oneida Nation will be closing the West Mason Street Casino tonight at 8 pm as well as the Oneida One Stop Convenience Stores located in Green Bay will close at 9 p.m., so employees may travel home safely.
The Oneida West Mason Street Casino will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. beginning tomorrow June 2nd and will resume normal hours on June 3rd.
The Oneida 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 3rd.