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CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION

Divisions of Boating and Waterways, Historic Preservation and Off-Highway Vehicles


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For Immediate Release: 5/29/2015

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State Indian Museum Presents 38th Annual “Gathering of Honored Elders” Event on June 6

Contact:

Connie McGough

Connie.McGough@parks.ca.gov

916-324-8112

 

Community Celebration Includes FREE Admission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks and the State Indian Museum are proud to honor and celebrate California’s Native Elders with the 38th Annual “Gathering of Honored Elders” event on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  With complimentary admission for this one-day-only, the community is invited to the State Indian Museum to celebrate the special day and be surrounded by these keepers of the traditions who travel from throughout California to attend this important annual event.

Along with Native American dancers, guest speakers, community services organizations and arts and crafts vendors who will all be on-site, museum guests will also have the opportunity to meet the esteemed Elders and explore the treasured museum. 

The State Indian Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is located at 2618 K Street in Sacramento and food will be available for purchase by museum guests.  For more information about this family-friendly event or other activities happening at the State Indian Museum, call 916-324-0971 or visit www.parks.ca.gov/indianmuseum.

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