February 14 → February 16 2023

California Native Indian Gaming (CNIGA), Western Indian Gaming Conference, Sycuan Casino Resort (El Cajon)

Join us as at the 2023 CNIGA Western Indian Gaming Conference being held at Sycuan Casino Resort in San Diego, an enterprise of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation. The CIHC outreach team  will have a booth to share information and gather feedback from conference attendees from throughout the state. 

Sycuan Casino ResortImage source: Sycuan Casino Resort Facebook page 

February 17 → February 18 2023

California Truth & Healing Council - 1st Quarterly Meeting, Fresno & Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino (Coarsegold)

The CIHC outreach team will be in attendance at the California Truth & Healing Council first in-person Quarterly Meeting of 2023. Information will be available at the Friday, 2/17 event being held at California State University in Fresno, Table Mountain Reading Room in the Fresno State Library. On Saturday, 2/18 a presentation about the status of the project will be shared and input gathered from 10:30-11:30. Saturday's event will be held at Chukchansi Gold Casino Resort.

Image of "Weaving," a video art of master basketweaver Lois Conner, a member of the local North Fork Mono and Chukchansi Yokuts tribe, looms over the Peace Garden at Fresno State, projected onto a 43-foot-high media screen on the north side of the Henry Madden Library. With nimble hands, Conner demonstrates the dedication, patience and time it takes to weave a traditional gambling basket, a process that typically takes about a year to complete. On the screen, Conner’s weaving takes a full academic year. A gift from gift from Table Mountain Rancheria helped fund the expansion of the library. Image source: Fresno State News Archive


Image source: Chukchansi Gold Twitter page.


March 16 → March 18 2023

Society for California Archaeology, 2023 Annual Meeting, Oakland

Location: Oakland Marriott City Center

The CIHC project will be shared and feedback gathered in the  Book Room throughout the SCA conference. Feedback will be gathered during an interactive Forum discussion on Saturday, March 18th, from 9:00 - 12:00 in the Grand Ballroom H of the Oakland Marriott City Center.


March 23 2023

Community Outreach Launch Event @ the Project Site, West Sacramento

This event with area tribes and CIHC task force members provided an official launch to the Outreach process. Tribal leaders and culture bearers from tribes having ancestral ties to the site and region blessed the land and offered remarks about the future heritage center site. 

April 17 2023

Outreach Event hosted by Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians @ Black Oak Casino, Tuolomne, CA, Monday, April 17, 2023 - 5:00-7:00

RSVP @ https://CIHC-Outreach-Tuolumne.eventbrite.com


Black Oak Casino

19400 Tuolumne Road North

Tuolomne, California


Map: https://goo.gl/maps/CDa1JdScNnpwDHsi9

May 05 2023

POSTPONED: Outreach Event @ Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, Friday, May 5, 2023 - 4:00-6:00

May 01 → May 02 2023

California Truth & Healing Council - 2nd Quarterly Meeting @ Lake Tahoe Region

The CIHC outreach team will provide project updates & gather input from interested participants for the future California Indian Heritage Center. The multi-day program includes:

  • Monday, May 1,2023 - 9:00 - 5:00 @ Palisades Tahoe, Olympic Village Event Cen

  • ter, Olympic Valley, CA

  • Tuesday, May 2, 2023 - 12:00 - 6:00 (optional walking tour 9:00 - 12:00) @ Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum, Carson City, NV

More information at: https://tribalaffairs.ca.gov/cthc/

June 04 2023

Honored Elders Weekend - California Tribes and Native American Outreach Workshop @ Future CIHC Site in West Sacramento, CA, Sunday, June 4, 2023 - 10:30-12:00

See attached map for location and directions.

June 04 2023

West Sacramento Neighborhood Community Workshop @ Future CIHC Site in West Sacramento, CA, Sunday, June 4, 2023 - 2:30-4:00

See map for location and directions

June 03 2023

Annual "Gathering of Honored Elders" @ State Indian Museum, Sacramento

The California Indian Heritage Center Outreach Team will host a booth at the 2023 Gathering of Honored Elders day at the State Indian Museum. Information will be shared and feedback gathered from attendees.

Annual "Gathering of Honored Elders" 
State Indian Museum, 2618 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

July 27 2023

Concord Outreach Event hosted by Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians

Thursday, July 27, 2023 @ 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Scotts Valley Tribal TANF
2727 Systron Dr.
Concord, CA 94518

June 30 → July 02 2023

Annual Basketweavers' Gathering 2023

August 16 2023

Outreach Event hosted by Susanville Indian Reservation, Susanville, CA, Wednesday, August 16, 2023 - 5:00-7:00

August 17 2023

Outreach Event hosted by Redding Rancheria, Win-River Resort & Casino, Redding, CA, Thursday, August 17, 2023 - 5:30-7:00

To RSVP and for questions about participating, contact:
Melodie Honey at Melodie.Honey@reddingrancheria-nsn.gov or 530-227-2927

August 19 2023

Yurok Salmon Festival, Klamath, CA - All day

September 07 2023

Patwin Tribes Outreach Event, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, Brooks, CA - 12:00-2:00

October 07 2023

Open House during the WMA Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara Ballroom at the Hilton Pasadena - 9:00-3:00

September 22 2023

Native American Day @ the California State Capitol, Sacramento - 10:00-2:00

September 23 2023

Tejon Indian Tribe "Honoring Our Ancestors" Pow Wow, Bakersfield, CA - All day

October 11 2023

Bishop Paiute Tribe Outreach Event, Owens Valley Paiute-Shoshone Cultural Center, Bishop, CA - 5:30-7:00

October 14 2023

Acorn Day at the California State Indian Museum, Sacramento, CA - 10:00-2:00

October 27 → October 28 2023

Native Arts Expo @ Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA - 10:00-3:00

November 04 2023

Gathering Under the Stars - 4:00-7:00 pm

The Gathering will take place on the University of California, Riverside’s beautiful Palm Desert campus. Conveniently located one mile south of Interstate 10, the campus is at the intersection of Cook Street and Frank Sinatra Drive. Several major hotels are located nearby, and ample free parking surrounds the campus. Admission is free with gates opening at 4pm. Free food for the first 200.

November 13 2023

Outreach Event & BTD Artist Panel at Chumash Indian Museum, Thousand Oaks, CA - 5:00-7:30

Monday, November 13, 2023 @ 5:00 - 7:30 pm
Chumash Indian Museum
3290 Lang Ranch Parkway, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

December 15 → December 16 2023

California Truth & Healing Council Meeting - CIHC Outreach Participation

March 09 2024

Monterey Outreach Event - Saturday, March 9, 2024 @ 10:00 - 12:00