Tribal Leadership Welcomes Super Bowl LVII Teams to the Valley
Gila River Indian News
When the two teams competing in this year’s Super Bowl landed at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Sunday, Feb. 5, tribal leaders from Arizona were on hand to greet them. Governor Stephen Roe Lewis, Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr., Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation President Bernadine Bernette, and Ak-Chin Indian Community Chairman Robert Miguel welcomed the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles to the Valley.
Kansas City Chiefs intern Myltin Bighorn from the Fort Peck Indian Reservation joined the tribal leaders upon arrival. Bighorn said he was pleased to see the leaders in attendance and expressed how proud he was to serve as an intern and travel with the team for the big game.
The Super Bowl Host Committee also treated everyone to a meet and greet with NFL alums from both teams: Christian Okoye, Kansas City Chiefs, and Eric Allen, Philadelphia Eagles.
This year’s Super Bowl LVII was held Sunday, Feb. 12, at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, where the Kansas City Chiefs were victorious over the Eagles, 38-35.