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Festival celebrates Tongva history

The annual Acorn Festival was held Sunday in the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens in Claremont, celebrating and recognizing Tongva traditions. 

Dancing for a fruitful hunt

Native American dancers perform a deer hunting dance at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens’ Acorn Festival Nov 18. Traditionally the dance was done to bless the indigenous people before their hunt.

Festival shares culture and crafts

Native American dancers, singers, artisans and tribal leaders all participated in the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden’s Acorn Festival last weekend as part of a celebration of the modern connection between the California native plant and human life.

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