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Kumeyaay

CSU San Marcos accepts American Indian Studies major

CSU San Marcos accepts American Indian Studies major By Terria Smith   Community members from Southern California tribal nations including the Cahuilla, Cupeño, Kumeyaay, Luiseño peoples, and beyond had a full presence during the California State University San Marcos April academic senate meetings for the proposal and vote on a new American Indian Studies major. During the two meetings, which took place April 5...
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The First Peoples Exhibition features Native California and beyond

The First Peoples Exhibition features Native California and beyond   Earlier this month the First Peoples: A Celebration of Native artists in Southern California exhibition opened featuring 29 Native American artists and 100 works. The showing – which was organized by Walter L. Meyer, a Los Angeles based independent curator – highlights artists who are from California tribes as well as those who resi...
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Three decades of culture, sharing, and friendships

Three decades of culture, sharing, and friendships By Terria Smith   Tears were shed, memories were shared, and of course there was a lot of laughter at the 30th anniversary magazine release celebration for News from Native California. Our quarterly magazine published by Heyday and devoted to California’s indigenous peoples, was founded by Malcolm Margolin, David Peri, and Vera Mae Fredrickson as a bi-monthly ma...
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Southern California Communities Rally for Standing Rock

Southern California communities rally for Standing Rock Written by Terria Smith Tribal people from across Southern California are showing their support for the Standing Rock Sioux Nation’s movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline in a series of demonstrations that have taken place across the region. As has been internationally publicized, the community members of Standing Rock along with thousands of tribal member...
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Malki Museum Agave Harvest

April 4 Malki Museum Agave Harvest. Malki Museum, 11795 Malki Road, Morongo Reservation, Banning. The Agave Harvest and Roast is an annual event sponsored by the Malki Museum. It is held on two consecutive Saturdays in mid- to late-April, when the Agave plants were traditionally gathered. The agave, or amul, was a basic food staple for the Cahuilla and Kumeyaay Indians of Southern California. $10 donation appreciated...
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