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Tutčint Youth Empowerment Nature Advocates

Thanks to our “Route to Parks Grant,” Tutčint Nature Advocates participants spent Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Castaic Lake State Recreation Area, in northern L.A. County.  Youth gained knowledge about traditional ecological knowledge including ethnobotany with topical areas such native land management strategies aligned with the summer season. It was…...

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Tutčint Youth Empowerment Visit Dodger Stadium

Another Summer Program outing for Tutćint Youth Empowerment was a trip to see a Los Angeles Dodger’s game against the San Francisco Giants, which took place the evening of Tuesday, July 20, 2021. It was great to see a professional game in-person (following COVID-19 Safety Protocols) that featured Dodger Dogs,…...

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Tutčint Youth Empowerment visit Descanso Botanical Gardens

Tutcint Youth Empowerment’s next Summer Program field trip was to Descanso Botanical Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, on July 1, Youth spent the day touring and photographing outdoor scenes of various gardens and groves that make up the sprawling grounds. Led by Community Artist, Elvia Aguirre, and provided with supplies,…...

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Tutčint Youth Empowerment Kickoff Summer 2021-Gene Autry Museum

Our first Summer Program field trip took place on June 29th, when Tutčint youth and chaperones received a private tour of the Gene Autry Museum of the American West, in Griffith Park.  Our Tour Guide for the day was Diana Terrazas (Paiute), Native Community Engagement Manager. Highlights of the event…...

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Tutčint Youth Empowerment Participate “Summer Solstice”

On Saturday June 12, 2021, Tutčint Youth Empowerment “a program of Pukúu Cultural Community Services” celebrated the Summer Solstice, at San Buenaventura State Beach in Ventura, California.  Joining us was, Chumash/Tataviam Elder, Alan Salazar who shared information of the traditional village and use of Tomols (wooden canoes) by the Chumash,…...

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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 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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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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