We Are on Native Land: Honoring the Original Stewards

JFK Promenade / Nancy Pelosi Dr
Honoring the Original Stewards

The American Indian Cultural District and local artist Rachel Znerold are partnering to create a on mural called “We Are On Native Land: Honoring the Original Stewards.” The intention of the mural is foster a collective understanding of being on and connected to the land and honors Indigenous animals, plants, and people as the first stewards of Golden Gate Park in Yelamu.

The “We” reminds us that we are never alone in the park which was created to welcome and foster recreation and enjoyment from people of all Nations and to honor our unique and shared relationships, responsibility, and connection to the plants and animals in GGP.


About the Artist

Rachel Znerold Raised in the wilderness of Colorado but living in the Mission District for the past 15 years, Rachel Znerold is a painter, performance artist, activist, creative consultant and set/costume designer a working to create more mindfulness, empowerment and justice through art.

Instagram: @rachel.z.art
www.rachelzart.com


About the Partners

The American Indian Cultural District

Founded on March 31st, 2020, the American Indian Cultural District (AICD) is the first established Cultural District of its size in the United States dedicated to recognizing, honoring, and celebrating the American Indian legacy, culture, people, and contributions. This mural is part of the AICD Indigenize Project which is a citywide placemaking and place keeping initiative that focuses on honoring and celebrating American Indian culture, history, people, and contributions through works of art.

Instagram: @aicd.sf
https://americanindianculturaldistrict.org/indigenizesf


Paint The Void supports artists for the public good and highlights art as essential, particularly during times of crisis. The organization uplifts artists and their voices by funding public art and creativity in everyday urban spaces – spaces that impact and enhance people’s daily lives. Paint the Void is a fiscally sponsored 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, born from an idea to help keep artists engaged and paid as guardians of hope and beauty in a time of fear and uncertainty.

Instagram: @paintthevoidproject
Website: www.PaintTheVoid.org

JFK Promenade Map

  • Mural

    We Are on Native Land: Honoring the Original Stewards

  • Sculpture

    Tune In

  • Mural

    Laberinto Verde

  • Mural

    Rooted (In) Justice

  • Mural

    Harmony of Intersectionality

  • Sculpture

    Street Whale

  • Activation

    Flower Piano (West)

  • Mural

    Resonance (West)

  • Mural

    Dream In Color

  • Activation

    Beer & Wine Garden

  • Venue

    Garden Stage

  • Mural

    California Soul

  • Mural

    Koi

  • Mural

    Flower Boi Crosswalk

  • Venue

    Golden Gate Bandshell

  • Mural

    We Cats Will Swing for You

  • Event

    BC & The Howlers

  • Activation

    Coffee Caravan

  • Sculpture

    Doggie Diner Heads

  • Mural

    Resonance (East)

  • Activation

    Flower Piano (East)

  • Mural

    Care for Mother Earth

  • Sculpture

    Remember When

  • Venue

    Golden Stage

  • Interactive

    100 Golden Chairs

  • Mural

    Prospère Divinity

  • Activation

    StoryWalk: Golden Gate Park, An A to Z Adventure