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Tutčint Youth Empowerment Participate “Red Road to D.C.”

On Saturday June 12, 2021, Tutčint Youth Empowerment “a program of Pukúu Cultural Community Services” joined with the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians, in welcoming the House of Tears Carvers from the Lummi Nation in Washington state. These carvers along with a few supporters, were accompanying their Totem Pole…...

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Pukúu selected to be one of 56 Legacy Champions

Pukúu Cultural Community Services has been selected for the Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program –“Champions Live Here”. We are one of the 56 local-non-profit organizations recognized for making a transformative impact in underserved communities across the Los Angeles region. Pukúu will be receiving $10,000, a promotional video, and other partnership…...

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Pukúu Kwai (Food) Pantry

Our Kwai (food) Pantry is on Thursday June 24th, 2021 from 1:00pm to 6:00pm (first come first served). Stay in the comfort of your car and pick up a pre-made food bag full of goodies. We want to acknowledge our new OSES Program Associate, Evelyn Cabral (Xicana), Food Distribution Manager,…...

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Pukúu Mobile Vaccine Clinic at Las Palmas Park, San Fernando CA

Here is a wonderful fact sheet regarding below of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, which will be used at our vaccine clinic on Wednesday June 16, 2021. All of our Pukuu staff, including Executive Director Eric Sanchez, have already taken the vaccine. We hope that this information will help to persuade…...

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Support Pukúu via Amazon Smiles

Amazon users you can now support Pukúu with every qualifying purchase. Your donations support Pukúu causes and programs to invest in sustainable programs that bridge and improve opportunities for American Indians with culturally-based community services now and for future generations. This beautiful image was taken at Haramokngna American Indian Cultural Center.…...

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16th Annual Night with the Stars – Virtual Gala 2020

The 16th Annual Night with the Stars Gala Fundraiser will be taking place on Saturday, November 21st, 2020 from 6-8pm. This year’s event will be a virtual one that will allow all of our supporters, friends, and allies to continue to provide financial and moral support to Pukuu all from…...

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LA Native COVID 19 PSA

 Pukuu is proud to be a cosponsor of this new PSA that helps to inform and raise awareness about COVID-19 for our Tribal and Urban Indian Communities. Check it out!!!! Businesses are reopening but we must remember to continue to PROTECT our community. COVID-19 has NOT gone away. Practicing…...

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New Executive Director

Eric Sanchez is both Navajo and Mexican and hails from Long Beach, California. Eric’s clans are Kinyaa’aanii and Nakai Dine, while his father is Tejano from San Antonio, Texas. Eric believes strongly in honoring all sides of his heritage.  Eric has worked as a Partnership Specialist with the United States…...

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2017 Scholarship Awardees

Pukúu Cultural Community Services is pleased and honored to announce the 2017 awardees for the Tomiar Rudy Ortega, Sr. Scholarship and the Caitlin Gulley Memorial Scholarship...

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