Our Local Native Cultures – Culture In the Canyon

Join Dr. Kent Christenson for a glimpse into the lives of the Tongva and Chumash Native American tribes of Southern California.

Dr. Christenson, a recognized expert on Chumash and Tongva native culture, has built traditional Chumash aps (houses) and created tools and instruments using authentic methods and materials. His replicas of Native American artifacts are on display at the Oakbrook Park Chumash Interpretive Center, the Ventura County Museum of History & Art, and the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum. He will share his extensive knowledge and his rare collection of Chumash and Tongva artifacts in this evening of local native culture.

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 7:30 PM

Where: Temescal Canyon Gateway Park

15601 W Sunset Blvd, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272; (310) 454-1395 – Meet in Woodland Hall.