Almost to the one year anniversary of the dirt dumping on the sacred land of Puvungna, the Native community gathered to demonstrate for the land’s protection.
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.
Long Beach State began dumping excess dirt on Puvungna in fall 2019, a decision local tribes are still fighting.
Associated Student Inc. voted yes on a resolution that would make it so ASI institutionalizes the practice of acknowledging the Native land that CSULB is built on.
The 360-degree virtual reality film was directed by anthropology professor Scott Wilson in collaboration with American Indian Studies professor Cindi Alvitre. For Wilson, the film was a way to immerse the CSULB community in its history with the sacred land.
Native American activists marched to The Miller House to protest the university’s recent involvement with Puvungna.
CSULB in talks to put 500 temporary parking spots on the 22-acre parcel.
Students weigh in on the development of Puvungna, sacred land for indigenous people. This 22-acre parcel is located on CSULB and has been at the center of many disputes between Native American populations and the university.
ASI directors and senators heard comments about the university using Puvungna as a dumping ground, despite its status as a National Registered Historic Place at CSULB.
While CSULB celebrated the groundbreaking of the Parkside North Dormitory, Native Americans protested the “desecration” of their land.