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James Ramos

Assemblymember James Ramos
November 30, 2022

Ramos, a CSUSB alumnus, and bird singers from Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians gathered in front of the Santos Manuel Student Union North to celebrate the month with traditional singing and dancing.

Native American performers
November 1, 2022

One of the highlights in a long list of exciting events this month includes a closing ceremony on Nov. 29, featuring James Ramos, CSUSB alumnus and the first California-born Native American elected to the state Assembly.

A poster in the INTO LIGHT California exhibition.
October 19, 2022

The townhall will be moderated by Ramos, who has introduced legislation in the battle against the opioid crisis and substance use disorder. The townhall takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.

A woman speaking on stage to a crowd of people at CSUSB on California Native American Day
September 26, 2022

Attendees learned about Native American music, art and food of the Native peoples in this region at the free event on Friday, Sept. 23.

Postcard image, circa 1905, of the Sherman Institute (Sherman Indian School) in Riverside.
September 26, 2022

“Indian Boarding Schools: Assemblymember James Ramos in Conversation with Robert Levi Jr. and Dr. Daisy Ocampo,” is the title of the next program in the ongoing series. It will be presented at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, on Zoom.

Part of the INTO LIGHT Project's California exhibit at the CSUSB Anthropology Museum.
September 9, 2022

The exhibit INTO LIGHT, which opened Sept. 9 at the CSUSB Anthropology Museum, seeks to broaden discussions about addiction across the nation through the stories of those who have lost loved ones to Substance Use Disorder (SUD).

From left, Robert Levi III, Robert Levi Jr., and Assemblymember James Ramos.
August 26, 2022

Assemblymember James Ramos honored tribal elders for working to preserve Native American culture such as language, and songs such as the traditional Kaweah bird songs, by teaching them to younger generations of Native Americans.

Native American Heritage Month
November 1, 2021

CSUSB will hold a number of events to honor and celebrate Native American culture, traditions and contributions. This year’s theme echoes last year’s: “Decolonizing Across Communities.”

Assemblymember James Ramos, the first California-born Native America elected to the state legislature, gave the keynote address and opening prayer.
November 9, 2020

State Assemblymember James Ramos, the first California-born Native American elected to the state legislature, gave the keynote address.