Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians and Palomar Health Creating a Legacy of Quality Healthcare
Jun 22, 2017
For 10,000 years, the ancestors of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians inhabited the lands now served by the Palomar Health District living in a spirit of cooperation with neighboring tribes and preserving the ecosystem for future generations. Today the Rincon Band is continuing that tradition by committing almost half a million dollars to date to the Palomar Health Foundation to support healthcare in northern San Diego County. “In tribal traditions, the individual has an obligation to care for others, besides just themselves. By taking care of each other, we have survived bad times and thrived in good times. An obligation to the community, as living value, determines the overall well-being of the tribe,” Rincon Vice Chairwoman Tishmall Turner said.  Recently the Rincon Band committed $300,000 to support the build out of the Emergency Department at Palomar Medical Center Escondido. The expansion will add 14 ...

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