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Logo Drawing Contest

The Fernandeño Tataviam band of Mission Indians (the Tribe) is has announce a Logo drawing contest to all American Indian high school students in Los Angeles County. The tribe has kickoff an education and leadership program called “TAMIT” which stand for Teaching and Mentoring Indian Tarahat. Tarahat is the Tataviam…...

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Barona donates to the Winter Social Gathering

Pukuu received a kind donation from Barona Band of Mission Indians for its annual  Winter Social Gathering. Fourteen years ago both Pukuu and the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission and combine the modern holidays of Christmas and Thanksgiving with winter solstice ceremony, in light of celebrating native traditions. The support…...

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Night with the Stars

Seventh Annual Scholarship Gala2011...

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Fatherhood Journey Snow Day

On February 5, 2011 our Fatherhood Journey Program  took a trip up to Haramonkngna Cultural Center at Wilson-Red Box Rd. in the Angeles Forrest...

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Music LA Classes

Pukúu Cultural Community Services was funded the American Indian Heritage Month grant by the Los Angeles City Department of Cultural Affairs (“DCA”) to offer Music LA classes at Rudy Ortega Sr. Park in San Fernando. Pukúu partner with California Simunu Drummers & Singers to provide two sessions of music and…...

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Our Waw’kish Team Takes to the Field

Pukúu Cultural Community Services’ has formed a team to play in the Los Angeles Waw’kish League. This year, during the Los Angeles Native Youth Leadership Journey, four players were nominated to go on the trip. Though our boys had never played a game before, they were excited to play......

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Advocating for Our Community

On June 16, Pukúu joined other Los Angeles Native American organizations to inform some of the largest foundations in the United States about the needs of American Indians. Through the joint efforts of several Native American community-based organizations, we feel we were able to clearly advocate the plight of our…...

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The Fatherhood Journey Serves the Future of L.A.

Pukúu would like your support of the Fatherhood Journey Program! Through support and our program, fathers learn to be more loving, responsible and active participants in their children’s lives. The Fatherhood Journey has been holding weekly circles at the Rudy Ortega Sr. Park since May 2010. The program is open…...

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Los Angeles Native Youth Visit Other Nations

On June 9th to June 13th, Pukúu along with AICC, SCIC , UAII, and the Tataviam Tribe sent nominated youth to a Leadership Journey to visit the Quechan Nation and the Cocopah Nation. Pukuu and the Tataviam Tribe had 6 youth that participated; during their five day trip they learned…...

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Chief Little Bear Indian Youth Scholarship 2010

Chief Little Bear Youth Scholarship provides up to $1,000 for the 2010-2011 Academic years and was established to assist California Indian students with the pursuit of their education....

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