Native students who aren’t a member of a federally recognized tribe are dismayed that they are left out of the free tuition program Sproul plaza at the University of California, Berkeley, the state’s flagship university. Photograph: Eric Risberg/AP Last week the University of California announced that the higher education system would waive tuition and student services fees for California residents
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Gayle Anderson continues our four part series observing the 400th ANNIVERSARY OF THANKSGIVING AND RETHINKING THANKSGIVING IN NOVEMBER: NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH – THE GABRIELINO-TONGVA PERSPECTIVE. The rethinking takes us to Native Americans on the California coast and their perspective of Thanksgiving. Today in part three, we learn the Thanksgiving perspective of the Gabrielino-Tongva people. Our
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By SEAN GREENE and THOMAS CURWEN MAY 9, 2019The original people of Los Angeles, the Tongva, defined their world as Tovaangar. It extended from Palos Verdes to San Bernardino, from Saddleback Mountain to the San Fernando Valley. Recovering past This map of Tovaangar draws upon the work of a number of scholars, including Steven Hackel, Stephen O’Neil, Nat Zappia and Jeanette
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Torres Martinez Tribal TANF, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, is a social services organization that provides assistance to Native American families with children. We offer a 5-year program with a foundation in educational incentives and work opportunities, supported by temporary financial assistance, leading to self-sufficiency. Our doors first opened in 2001 with 1 small office
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