News Release

Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians

WHAT: 

The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians, through the Paskenta Nomlaki Foundation, will bring together professional artists on Saturday, May 22 to live paint two mural projects that pay homage to the tribe's legacy and culture. Through these murals, the tribe will have the opportunity to tell its story, while creating a unique experience that engages and inspires the community to increase the appreciation for the arts. In addition, the murals will further beautify the historic Solano Street in Corning, California.

The first mural, located at 1120 Solano St. will honor the legacy and culture of the first people of this area, the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians. The tribe has come together with Urbanists Collective, a community-based arts organization, to design a mural that includes culturally relevant designs and imagery, such as Northern Flicker Birds and Nomlaki Basket designs interwoven with an image of a matriarch wrapped in a blanket. The colors and art style are contemporary and unique, highlighting the past, present and future.

The second mural will be located at 1215 Solano St. near Rodgers Theater. This mural will be based on four animals, a bear, a fox, salmon, and a woodpecker. Professional muralists from Sacramento, Berkeley, San Jose, and Tacoma, Washington will each paint an animal, bringing their own unique style to the theme.

The Paskenta Nomlaki Foundation has remained committed to supporting efforts that encourage the community to pursue the arts, obtain higher education and improve the well-being of the tribe and surrounding communities to develop the quality of life in the region.

Residents from the Corning and surrounding communities are welcome to stop by to see the live mural paintings and to learn more about the tribe's efforts to elevate the arts and creativity in the community. Attendees at the live mural paintings will adhere to the established COVID-19 safety protocols, including a physical distancing and mask policy.

WHO: 

Open to all Corning residents and the surrounding communities.

WHEN: 

Saturday, May 22

Live Mural Painting

12:00 – 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: 

Mural #1

1120 Solano St.

Corning, California 96021

Mural #2

1215 Solano St.

Corning, California 96021

About Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians

The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians owns Rolling Hills Casino & Resort, which includes the Casino, three restaurants, two conference centers, a Brewery & Distillery, RV Park and Travel Center, The Equestrian Center at Rolling Hills and The Links at Rolling Hills Golf Course. They employ over 500 team members, most of whom work full time with health care benefits and 401k options. Each year, hundreds of thousands of guests visit Rolling Hills Casino, bringing with them tourist dollars that benefit the local economy. The Casino and the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians are strong community partners supporting local programs through generous grants and sponsorships. The Paskenta Nomlaki Foundation donates hundreds of thousands of dollars to community organizations each year, with over $9 million donated to benefit local health, safety and education programs.

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