Cultural Property, Art and Antiquities Investigations
Tribal leaders, HSI partnering to help prevent plundering of Indian artifacts
08/03/2017
El Cajon, CA
Email IconFacebook IconTwitter Icon

The day-long event, hosted by the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation in close collaboration with special agents from HSI’s San Diego office, began with a traditional tribal opening ceremony led by Cody J. Martinez, chairman of the Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Nation. Symposium organizers believe the session is a crucial step toward developing longstanding partnerships that will serve to broaden protections for cultural artifacts on tribal and public lands in San Diego and Imperial counties.