Attendees will learn about Native American music, art and food of the Native peoples in this region at the free event on Friday, Sept. 23, starting at 6 p.m.
More than 1,500 elementary school children and their teachers will learn about California’s Native American culture, history and customs as part of the weeklong California Indian Cultural Awareness Conference to be held at CSUSB Sept. 23-27.
The weeklong conference that begins Monday, Sept. 18, is a prelude to the 18th Annual California Native American Day celebration on Friday, Sept. 22, at the CSUSB Lower Commons.
California Native American Day is the final event of the annual California Indian Cultural Awareness Conference for area elementary school children that began on Sept. 24.
CSUSB has appointed Native American educator and advocate Vincent Whipple as the university’s newly created director of Tribal Relations to increase the college-going rates and success of Native American students.