SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom will deliver opening remarks at the 52nd Annual Native American Day on the West Steps of the California State Capitol on Friday, September 27. The theme of the event is “Strength in Unity: One People, One Purpose,” and will celebrate and honor the many contributions of Native Americans in California.
In June, Governor Newsom issued an apology to Native Americans for the state’s historical wrongdoings, and also announced the establishment of the Truth and Healing Council.
“We are here to celebrate the past, present and future of Native Americans, and their conviction to keep their culture alive through centuries of oppression, revive their languages, protect sacred sites, and raise the future generations to embrace their unique heritage,” said Governor Newsom.
When: Friday, September 27, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Governor Newsom will deliver remarks at 10:00 a.m.
Where: California State Capitol, West Steps, Sacramento, CA 95814
**NOTE: This event is open to credentialed media.