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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 lead a workshop where participants can create clapper stick instruments from elderberry bush branches. This workshop is recommended for adults, and children 8 and up.[…]

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Julia Bogany, a Tongva Tribal Councilmember, will lead a special workshop where children can make necklaces and learn a few Tongva words.

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[…]

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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[…]

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Linked Through Labor: Community Conversations About Work Free! This year we are presenting three moderated panels featuring experts on labor and workers’ rights issues of the past and present. Come take part in discussions with labor scholars, activists, and organizers on topics relating to the experience of workers that will enlighten and encourage participants to[…]

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Linked Through Labor: Community Conversations About Work Free! This year we are presenting three moderated panels featuring experts on labor and workers’ rights issues of the past and present. Come take part in discussions with labor scholars, activists, and organizers on topics relating to the experience of workers that will enlighten and encourage participants to[…]

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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.