The California Truth & Healing Council bears witness to, records, examines existing documentation of, and receives California Native American narratives regarding the historical relationship between the state of California and California Native Americans to clarify the historical record of such relationship in the spirit of truth and healing.
Carlos Two Bears Gonzales, who was appointed First Peoples’ Center coordinator in August, said he wants Native American students to know they will receive support at the center in academic achievement and personal success.
Under the agreement, both institutions will work to create a college prep program and enrollment support to increase the number of Native American students earning a bachelor’s degree.
Attendees learned about Native American music, art and food of the Native peoples in this region at the free event on Friday, Sept. 23.
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.
The CSUSB RAFFMA exhibit will consist of sculptures and paintings created by local Cahuilla and Serrano artists from the Dorothy Ramon Learning Center, founded by Ernest and June Siva. An opening reception is set for Sept. 10.
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.
Daisy Ocampo, assistant professor of history, appreciates the diversity at CSUSB and strives to highlight Native American voices on campus.
Santos Manuel is revered by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians as a visionary man who arose in their darkest hour through extraordinary leadership, ensuring the survival of their ancestors and tribe.