Tag: tongva

Chia Cafe Collective on Catalina Island

Every summer, several members of the Chia Café Collective travel to Catalina Island to give native plant food workshops and cooking demos for the […]

Traditional Foods Bank Project / Barbara Drake

Video and Music by Josh Knoff, CSUSM alum VoiceOver by Barbara Drake, Tongva elder, California Native Plants Specialist, and co-founder of the Preserving Our […]

Salvaging Yerba Mansa: Barbara Drake

On Thursday, June 24, we took a fieldtrip to one of the regional parks in Riverside. Rose Ramirez, Joe Moreno, and I helped Tongva […]

Come Home to Povuu’ngna

On Sunday, June 13, I attended an extraordinary symposium titled Come Home to Povuu’ngna, The Gabrielino-Tongva: The Changing Consant Identity of an Urban Native […]

mastering the art of native american cooking: prickly pear tunas

Here we go round the prickly pear Prickly pear prickly pear Here we go round the prickly pear At five o’clock in the morning. […]