Tag: native american culture

Students perform sage gathering ritual

The Ludwick Center held a sage gathering event to celebrate indigenous traditions on March 18.

Stories celebrate Native heritage

Trevor Thomson, a Karuk Tribe member, sings and recites a prayer Monday at the Ludwick Center.

Countries should return looted museum items

France has announced that it will return 26 looted artifacts to Benin, marking the beginning of the process of returning all stolen artifacts in its national museums taken by force. 

New law reinforces Native American students’ rights

Last month on Native American Day Gov. Gavin Newsom signed 13 bills in support of the Native American community, two of which are specifically for Native American students.

Tongva member discusses Native culture

Jane Duran, known by her Tongva Indian tribal name Morning Star, spoke at the Ludwick Center Sky Bridge on Tuesday.

Sage blessing ceremony cleanses La Verne community

Dan Kennan, adjunct professor of sociology, cleanses Trevor Thomson, a member of the Karuk Tribe of California, with wing and sage in preparation for a sage blessing ceremony Sept. 10 at the Ludwick Center.

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