Join us for a series of special events connected to our latest exhibit, “Tevaaxa’nga (Te-vaah-ha-nga) to Today: Stories of the Tongva People.” In this workshop, Tongva artist Craig Torres will guide participants in creating traditional clapper stick instruments from elderberry bush branches. This workshop is recommended for adults and children ages 8 and up. About[…]
Workshop: Clapper Stick Instruments
By Jennifer Rice Epstein Jun 15, 2019
Tongva Children’s Crafts
By Jennifer Rice Epstein Apr 27, 2019
Julia Bogany, a Tongva Tribal Councilmember, will lead a special workshop where children can make necklaces and learn a few Tongva words.
Talk: The Pimu Catalina Archaeology Project
By Jennifer Rice Epstein Mar 16, 2019
In this talk, Tongva archaeologist Desireé Martinez will discuss the Pimu Catalina Archaeology Project and their work developing chronologies of Native Peoples across Catalina Island.
Justin Farmer Weaves History at RLC
By Rancho Staff Events, history, Long Beach, Upcoming Events Jan 31, 2019
On January 26th, Rancho Los Cerritos was honored to host special guest and Ipay elder Justin Farmer, who was here to discuss and demonstrate the history and techniques of traditional Native American and Indian basketry in California. This was the first of four special events in a series RLC has planned to connect California Native[…]
Indian Basketry in California
By Jennifer Rice Epstein Jan 26, 2019
Join us for a series of special events connected to our latest exhibit, “Tevaaxa’nga (Te-vaah-ha-nga) to Today: Stories of the Tongva People.” In this talk, Master Weaver and Ipay Elder Justin Farmer discusses the history and techniques of Indian basketry in California. Register online or pay at the door. About the Speaker Justin Farmer began collecting[…]
Rancho on the Road — Tevaaxa’nga (Tevahanga) to Today: Native History at Rancho Los Cerritos
By Jennifer Rice Epstein Nov 13, 2018
Join Rancho Los Cerritos at Los Altos Neighborhood Library for a special lecture about the Native American history of Rancho Los Cerritos, presented by the Rancho’s Curator, Sarah Wolk FitzGerald. Featuring highlights from the Rancho’s newest exhibit celebrating Tongva (Gabrielino) history and culture, this talk will focus on the history of Tevaaxa’nga (the village located[…]
Stories from the Garden: Australian Plants
By Gerald Wachovsky Oct 21, 2017
Randy Baldwin, from San Marcos Growers, will discuss Australian plants and their journey from the Southern Hemisphere to Southern California.
Stories from the Garden: African Plants
By Gerald Wachovsky Sep 16, 2017
Plant expert Frank McDonough visits the Rancho from his home base at the Los Angeles Arboretum to discuss African Plants. Learn about these warm-weather plants’ journeys to California.