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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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Fernandeno Tataviam Tribe Building Village at Rancho Camulos

Pukúu has partnered with the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians to build a traditional Tataviam village at Rancho Camulos — aka Coaynga, the place of the food. The village, hosted by Rancho Camulos Museum and sponsored by FivePoint and SCVTV, is planned to incorporate a kiic (dwelling place), ramada for traditional storytelling, a traditional sweat, and…...

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Reconstructing The Haramokngna American Indian Cultural Center

Angeles National Forest, CA– Rudy Ortega Jr. along with the Tataviam Senior Program (Rudy Ortega Sr. Park staff), Haramokngna staff, and volunteers have began a reconstruction phase, an extensive plan envisioned since the centers opening in 1997. Haramokngna– Los Angeles County’s only Native American owned and operated cultural center serves as a learning facility to the…...

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Volunteer Opportunities

MAKE A DIFFERENCE –BECOME A PUKÚU VOLUNTEER– AND GET REWARDED! Take part in a once-in-a lifetime experience with your family where you have an oppurtunity to spend time on the court with the Harlem Globetrotters. ONLY 26 GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS, AND 10 MAGIC PASSES ARE AVAILABLE, SO SIGN UP NOW…...

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Rudy “Chief Little Bear” Ortega Sr. Scholarship Downloadable Form

Pukúu, Cultural Community Services’ Rudy “Chief Little Bear” Ortega Sr. Scholarship provides up to $1,000 for the 2013-2014 academic year and was established to assist American Indian students living in California in their pursuit of higher education. DUE DATE Monday, October 14, 2013 All documents must be postmarked by October…...

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Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for volunteers to help clean up the park. Last Saturday of every month from July to September (7/28, 8/25, 9/29). Rudy Ortega Sr. Park 2025 4th Street San Fernando, CA 91340 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. To RSVP or for more information, please call the City of San Fernando at 818.898.1290 or…...

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NPAW | Native People Art Walk

It was a beautiful balmy afternoon at Rudy Ortega Sr Heritage Park, San Fernando for the first NPAW | Native People Art Walk. [display-gallery size=”medium”]...

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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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Placerita Canyon Nature Center Open House

Please join Fernandeño Tataviam Director of Educational Learning, Mark Villasenor and Rudy Ortega, Jr. at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center for the Open House blessing. Event activities: Opening Ceremony, 10:00 am Bird Walk, 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature Walk, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Animal Show, 1:00 pm –…...

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