TODAY: Governor Newsom to Meet with Tribal Leaders to Hold a Blessing Ceremony and Discuss California’s Historical Mistreatment of Native Americans


WEST SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom will meet today with California tribal leaders to hold a blessing ceremony at the future site of the California Indian Heritage Center. The Governor will participate in a discussion about the mistreatment, violence and neglect inflicted upon California Native American Peoples throughout the state’s history.

Who: Governor Gavin Newsom, Assemblymember James Ramos and Tribal Leaders from throughout California.

When: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Media should be set up by 2:45 p.m. at the latest.

Where: Marina Way, West Sacramento, CA 95605 (NOTE: This address will lead you to the entrance of the future site of the California Indian Heritage Center. Parks Staff will be positioned at the entrance to direct you to the event location.​ The event will take place outdoors.

This event will be streamed live at the California Governor Facebook page.