Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
The artifacts were removed from the housing development site in Larkspur, reburied in an undisclosed location, and graded over once construction began this month.
Bay Area media got a tour of the $820 million Graton Resort & Casino in Rohnert Park Wednesday as the 200 construction workers on the site readied the 340,000-square-foot casino for a Nov. 5 opening.
Highway workers have unearthed artifacts used by a Native American tribe as part of a paving project along Highway 101 north of Novato.
Some Sonoma County residents are taking legal action to block the construction of a major Indian casino just outside Rohnert Park.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a compact with the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Friday, making a casino in Sonoma County a step closer to reality.