Land Acknowledgement Statement

Statement of Purpose

The Land Acknowledgement Statement serves as a clear and ongoing commitment from the City of San Gabriel to respect and acknowledge the native peoples of San Gabriel for their past, present, and future contributions to the region.

Timeline

October 21, 2020 - Historic Preservation and Cultural Resource Commission (HPCRC) agendized discussion of Land Acknowledgement Statement. You can view all virtual meetings on the City's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/cityofsangabriel

Click here for October 21, 2020 HPCRC Meeting Agenda

November 4, 2020 - Additional information presented to HPCRC for further discussions. You can view all virtual meetings on the City's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/cityofsangabriel

Click here for November 4, 2020 HPCRC Meeting Agenda

June 22, 2021 - Human Equity, Access, and Relations Commission (HEAR) agendized discussions as well to work collaboratively with the HPCRC on outreach and the development of a Land Acknowledgement Statement. You can view all virtual meetings on the City's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/cityofsangabriel

Click here for June 22, 2021 HEAR Commission Meeting Agenda

August 17, 2021 - City Council discussed the matter and approved the formation of a Land Acknowledgement Statement Committee (LAS). You can view all virtual meetings on the City's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/cityofsangabriel

Click here for August 17, 2021 City Council Meeting Agenda

September 14, 2021 - LAS Advisory Committee held first meeting to review a draft work plan and discussed drafting a Statement of Purpose and list of questions to ask local tribal groups. You can view all virtual meetings on the City's YouTube channel: https://www.youbtube.com/cityofsangabriel

Click here for September 14, 2021 LAS Committee Special Meeting Agenda

October 6, 2021 - LAS Advisory Committee held second meeting to review draft Statement of Purpose, list of questions, and work plan. You can view all virtual meetings on the City's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/cityofsangabriel

Click here for October 6, 2021 LAS Committee Special Meeting Agenda

November 10, 2021 - LAS Advisory Committee held a third meeting to have discussions with tribal leaders. You can view all virtual meetings on the City's YouTube channel: https://www.youtbue.com/cityofsangabriel

Click here for November 10, 2021 LAS Committee Special Meeting Agenda

Next meeting - TBD


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Please see frequently asked questions here.


How to Participate

Do you have information about the history of San Gabriel that you’d like to share? There are several ways you can participate:

(1) View virtual public meetings of the LAS Committee and submit public comments

(2) You can also contact the City directly to share information: Recreation Supervisor - Matthew Morales-Stevens, mmoralesstevens@sgch.org

Thank you! Your input and participation are instrumental to the success of this project.