California Indian Storytelling & Cultural Festival


The public is invited to enjoy a culturally eye-opening day during the California Indian Storytelling & Cultural Festival, Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Union Plaza. Organized by the university's Native American Enrollment Task Force, the event features many well-known Native American storytellers from the California Indian Storytelling Association, such as Dee Dominguez (Yokuts), Barbara Drake (Gabrielino Tongva) and Gloria Arellanes (Gabrielino Tongva). It also includes cultural demonstrations, a children?s village, California singers and dancers, crafts, native foods, door prizes and raffles. During the event, a new scholarship fund in honor of Mission Era woman warrior Toyporina will also be dedicated. A donation of $5 is recommended for admission. For more information, contact the Native American Student Center at (909) 869-6877.