WHAT: The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Co-Hosts a Winter Solstice Community Wellness Gathering with the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (FTBMI) in celebration of the winter season and in honor of all who perished in the COVID-19 pandemic. This family-friendly event held at the City of Los Angeles’ only nature preserve will feature ceremonial songs and blessings from FTBMI Elders and a self-guided tour immediately following the gathering. LADWP will also have an informational booth set-up where attendees can stop by to learn more about how they can conserve water and receive free giveaways.
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM PST (Ceremony + Speaking Program)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST (Self-Guided Tour)
Chatsworth Nature Preserve
*Entrance at Valley Circle Boulevard (from Plummer Street), Chatsworth, CA 91311.
Online map available at: bit.ly/2naHjvT
-California State Senator Henry Stern – Senate District 27
-City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
-City of Los Angeles Councilmember John Lee, 12th District
-City of Los Angeles Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, 13th District
-Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians Tribal President, Rudy Ortega Jr.
-Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians Tribal Welcoming Blessing in Fernandeño Tataviam and Chumash
-Attendees participating in a Prayer Circle
NOTES: Closed-toe, comfortable shoes are recommended.
LADWP | Mia Rose Wong, firstname.lastname@example.org