Eileen Skalky, an Anthropologie student at UCLA recently contacted the Rancho to make a research appointment. She is following in the footsteps of her great grandmother and Long Beach historian Loretta Berner. Eileen is researching the cogged stones that were found on-site and the time period they come from. Eleven cogged stones were unearthed at[…]
By Christa Weston exhibits, history, Long Beach Jul 21, 2021
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[…]
Julia Bogany, a Tongva Tribal Councilmember, will lead a special workshop where children can make necklaces and learn a few Tongva words.
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.
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[…]
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[…]
By Rancho Staff Long Beach, Visitor Information Sep 26, 2018
Tevaaxa’nga (Te-vaah-ha-nga) to Today: Stories of the Tongva People is an exhibit celebrating the history and culture of the Tongva (Gabrielino), who were the first people to live on the land that would ultimately become Rancho Los Cerritos. Today the Tongva play an active role in the Southern California community, with over 2,500 Tongva people[…]