The Department of Communication invited four panelists to speak at “Here There Then Now,” a virtual event discussing the power language has when naming and describing land, which in turn can affect the communities native to it.
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Documents show CSULB had intentions of creating parking lot on Puvungna despite claims made by administration
As the lawsuit against Long Beach State continues to move forward, newly obtained documents show that the university did have plans to build upon the sacred land.
As part of an ongoing battle, representatives from Native and other advocacy groups through the state have submitted a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom and California State University Board of Trustees to demand protection for Puvungna.
Members of the local Indigenous community participated in a ceremonial prayer on Puvungna Sunday, Feb. 14 to honor the land and each other.
While members of the Indigenous community in Long Beach have taken to social media to protest the proposed construction plans of a parking lot on the 22-acre sacred site, university officials continue to refute the claims.
Professor Deshonay Dozier discusses how the Los Angeles Indigenous community treated alcoholism and fought against public inebriation laws through her presentation, “Criminalization and Alcoholism, Indigenous Sites of Sare in 1960s and 1970s Downtown LA.”