California Indian Commemorative Seal

“Honor the Past, Envision the Future,” the 25-minute video on the California Indian and Spanish and Mexican Commemorative Seals installed on the State Capitol’s West Steps in 2002, will be shown twice daily at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the State Capitol Museum Theater located in the basement.

caindiansealThe Indian Seal portrays the humanity of the Indigenous people of California. This seal represents an artistic symmetry and harmony, which is reflective of Indian culture.

Artist Robert Freeman, a Luiseno Indian born on the Rincon Indian Reservation in San Diego County, designed the seal.