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Mistress of Ceremonies for Pukúu’s Annual Gala

Pukúu Cultural Community Services is proud to announce Suanne Ware-Diaz as the mistress of ceremonies...

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Application Deadline for the 2015/16 Tomiar Rudy Ortega Sr. Scholarships

Pukúu, Cultural Community Services is proud to announce the Tomiar (Captain) Rudy Ortega Sr. Scholarship for the next academic year 2015-2016. Annually Pukuu’s Board of Directors awards 2 scholarships of up to $1,000 to assist American Indian students living in California. You can’t receive a scholarship award unless you apply. Application…...

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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. Purchasing Pets Best insurance at this time will mean that your pet has no prior conditions so you will not be denied or given exclusions on…...

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Senior Job Placement program

Pukúu and the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (Tataviam) partner with a national network of organizations to host Tribal Elder Job Placement. The National Indian Council on Aging, Inc. (NICOA) program Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) affords the both Pukuu and Tataviam to hired senior in the workforce.…...

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Volunteer Park Clean-up

The Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians and Pukúu Cultural Community will host 2014 Rudy Ortega Sr Park Clean-Up events from February to November. The Rudy Ortega Sr. Park Clean-up is a key component in the maintenance of a 3-acre park. Register TODAY! Work tools provided. Bring your own gloves…...

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2013 Rudy Ortega, Sr. Scholarship recipients

Pukúu Cultural Community Services is delighted to announce this year’s 2013 Rudy Ortega, Sr. Scholarship recipients, chosen by the Night with the Stars Scholarship Committee. Alexandra N. Mojado, Pala Band of Mission Indian 2nd year graduate student at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), enrolled in the American Indian Studies program.…...

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Tribal Elder Job Placement

Pukúu and the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians is pleased to announce is part of the national network of organizations to host Tribal Elder Job Placement. NICOA Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) The National Indian Council on Aging, Inc. (NICOA), through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP),…...

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We’ve Moved!

We are excited to announce that the Pukuu Cultural Community Services has moved its offices with the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians to a new location in the City of San Fernando. We spent the previous ten years in a building a few blocks away from our new location.…...

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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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