Upcoming Talks at Rancho Los Alamitos

Upcoming Talks at Rancho Los Alamitos

Sunday, March 18, 2012
1pm and 2pm
Favorite Tales of the Acjachemem People – Adelia Sandoval, Cultural Director of the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, will delight all ages with tales of the native Acjachemem people. Two duplicate sessions. Reservations required.

Sunday, March 18, 2012
3pm – 5pm
A Native American Woman’s Perspective on Zorro – Adelia Sandoval of the Acjachemem Tribe of Native Americans will discuss the novel Zorro from two views: first, as a descendant of the Mission Indians who lived on that land pre-Spanish conquest and second, her view as a modern female spiritual leader of her tribe. Sandoval will also share her views of the main characters in the novel. Reservations required.

Saturday, March 24, 2012
10am – 11:30am
Native American Arts: The Art of Basket Making and Native Cuisine – Abe Sanchez, a prominent weaver of Southern California Native American basketry, will demonstrate and display hand-crafted native basketry and food preparation in the style of the Tongva, the earliest inhabitants of the L.A. Basin. Attendee and lunch reservations are required, space is limited. Suggested donation of $10 to cover costs.

Saturday, March 24, 2012
1pm – 2:30pm
The Tongva/Gabrielino Tribe at the Time of the Ranchos: Native American Perspective – Craig Torres, educator and descendant of the Native American Tongva tribe, will describe the culture and lifestyle of the Tongva/Gabrielino Native Americans in the early 1800s. Their thriving villages in the L.A. Basin will be explored through maps, historic photos, artifacts, and personal histories. Reservations required, space is limited. Visitors may reserve a box lunch for $10.

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