For several months, Meghan Markle and Harry have been building their cocoon in California. Indeed, it is in the United States that the couple decided to settle, far from the royal family of England. But there, they could quickly make enemies … And for good reason, their mansion was built on land that once belonged to the Chumash tribe, a Native American people who have long lived along the southern coast of California. . There are also several sources of water in the area – hot and cold – which locals use without permission.
There is no evidence that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex use this holy water to irrigate their gardens but Eleanor Fishburn, the leader of the tribe, wishes to gently warn them. “For us this water is pure water, holy water and ceremonial water. … As an indigenous population, water is extremely sacred to us. The idea that locals use spring water to water their gardens is something that does not not suitable for us, ”she explained, as reported by The Sun.
Meghan Markle and Harry: will they meet the Chumash tribe?
In the coming weeks, Meghan Markle and Harry could very well have an appointment with these people who have issued them an invitation. “It would be great if they came so we could explain our history and culture to them. But also let them know how sacred water is to us,” continued Eleanor Fishburn, eager to meet this couple who do so much. talk about him. During this meeting, she hopes with her colleagues to be able to explain to them “that they can use water other than to irrigate their garden”. It remains to be seen if Archie and Lilibet’s parents will accept the invitation.
Meghan Markle and Harry © Matrix