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.
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On Nov. 20, Indigenous peoples joined on Zoom to share how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their lives, including how it has affected ceremonies like Pow Wows as part of CSULB’s Native American Heritage Month Celebration.
Writer and professor Deborah Miranda explores 15 steps for decolonization for Californian Indigenous communities
Native American Heritage Month Celebration 2020 continues with its second event, featuring Deborah Miranda, a member of the Esselen and Chumash people, to discuss California missions, the history of natives in California and how to practice decolonization.
Native community continues to struggle with CSULB over Puvungna, access being restricted due to COVID-19 regulations
Native communities and Long Beach State continue to go back and forth over rights and access to the 22-acre parcel of land.
The religious studies professor spent two decades traveling to Mexico to learn as much as they could about the history and language their ancestors spoke. Later developing two classes from their findings.
Co-hosts James Chow and Hannah Getahun go over the most recent Daily 49er special issue highlighting the 49th annual Long Beach Pow Wow. The coverage includes Samantha Diaz’s feature on the head man dancer of the event, Rachel Barnes’ article on the intergenerational traditions of American Indian tribes and Chow’s[Read More…]
Years of American Indian tradition will be on full display at the 49th Annual California State University, Long Beach Pow Wow Saturday and Sunday at Puvungna. The LBSU Pow Wow is the largest spring celebration in Southern California and usually attracts an estimate of 6,000 people during the two-day event,[Read More…]
The debate over the mascot of Long Beach State has been grounded in the racial tensions surrounding the contentious legacy of prospectors in California for decades. “The American Indian Community at LBSU has been protesting the 49er Days [events] and Prospector Pete for the past 50 years,” said Craig Stone,[Read More…]
Attendees of the Rancho Los Cerritos exhibit of the Tongva tribe peered through a glass display Friday to gaze at a doll that represented the tribe’s spiritual leader, Redbird. Community members gathered in the Rancho Los Cerritos exhibit opening of the “Tevaaxa’nga (Tevahanga) to Today: Stories of the Tongva People”[Read More…]
A total of 13 women filled the couches of the Women’s and Gender Equity Center on Thursday in order to discuss mascot Prospector Pete, what he embodied during the gold rush era and how to contextualize his presence on campus. The discussion was hosted by campus organization CSULB Huddle, and[Read More…]