Tag: tongva tribe

Professor emphasizes the connection between art and happiness

Yvette Latunde, co-director of the Center for Educational Equity and Intercultural Research, presented her lecture, “How the Arts Enhance My Academic Life,” Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Boardroom. Latunde spoke in part of the La Verne Academy’s weekly faculty lecture series, where five students attended in person and 12 people attended online. 

Chicana artist dedicates her art to Latinx culture

Barbara Carrasco, a Los Angeles-based Chicana artist and activist, spoke about her art with Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta Wednesday at the Virtual Latinx Heritage Month series with 16 participants via Zoom.

Natives are left behind without recognition

The Native American tribes of Louisiana have been devastated following Hurricane Ida, a category four hurricane, which made landfall Aug. 29.

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.

ULV honors Indigenous people at virtual event

Faculty and students at the University of La Verne acknowledged the struggles of Native Americans at the hands of their oppressors throughout history and reflected on the water Angelenos use at the Indigenous People's Day event on Monday via Zoom.

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. 

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