Kumeyaay People: Traditions Survive in Baja California

Groups of Kumeyaay People (Kumiai) live in the isolated canyons of the Tijuana River watershed, high in the Baja California peninsula. They harvest acorns and pine nuts, hunt rattlesnake and small  animals, collect grasses to weave baskets. As encroaching civilization brings electricity and running water, they still allow a glimpse of what life in Southern California before the Spanish arrived was like.

Ancient Ways and Modern Times

By Joe Mozingo, Los Angeles Times

 

Kumeyaay People: Traditions Survive in Baja California

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