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.
Mark Araujo-Levinson believes that it is important to preserve indigenous languages because the history, perspective of the people, culture and anything similar is engraved into the language. “Once it is gone, you lose so much.”
Community partners June and Ernest Siva, and CSUSB faculty members Enrique Murillo Jr. and Alexandra Cavallaro, were honored for their work at the Office of Community Engagement’s Community Collaboration Celebration.
CSUSB’s Office of Community Engagement will host its Community Collaboration Celebration at 9 a.m. Friday, March 4, honoring faculty and community members who have left a lasting impact on the university and the community.
CSUSB history student Alex Espinoza (Chemehuevi), who is a two-time San Manuel Opportunity Scholarship recipient, plans to someday bring his knowledge – and the truth – about U.S. history to his own classroom.