Kumeyaay Culture in the News

As a reminder, because Rose Creek flows through the traditional lands of the Kumeyaay, every month we spotlight we spotlight an aspect of Kumeyaay culture, history, news, arts, etc. This month, take the time to read this excellent article Borders and Baskets: How the Creation of Borders Changed Kumeyaay Life Read more…

Kumeyaay Community College

The Kumeyaay are the people who were living in this region when the Spanish arrived. For hundreds of years, their culture was under attack but times are changing. Cuyamaca College and the Tribes of San Diego sponsor Kumeyaay Community College in El Cajon with information on Kumeyaay history, language and Read more…

News from So Cali Tribes

The Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association publishes the monthly TANF Newsletter with articles of interest to the First Nations of Southern California. The newsletter features historical information, cultural goings on, as well as a calendar of events. For those of us whose ancestors did not live along Rose Creek, taking Read more…

Kumeyaay History

This month’s edition Kumeyaay Corner highlights Kumeyaay History as shared by the Viejas Band of Kumeyayy Indians. (http://viejasbandofkumeyaay.org) “The Kumeyaay, Yuman-speaking people of Hokan stock, have lived in this region for more than 10,000 years. Historically, the Kumeyaay were horticulturists and hunters and gatherers.” To learn more, click here.  

Barona Cultural Center & Museum

As San Diego County’s first museum on an Indian reservation dedicated to the perpetuation and presentation of the local Kumeyaay-Diegueño Native culture, the Barona Museum offers a unique educational journey for visitors of all ages. The Museum’s collection represents thousands of years of history—some objects dating as far back as Read more…

Honoring Native Land

The Kumeyaay were here long before Europeans arrived. They took far better care of Rose Creek than the City of San Diego. Watch this video about the need to remember and honor the native people who lived along Rose Creek when the wetlands were vast, the antelope plentiful, and flocks Read more…

Cinon Duro Mataweer

The Kumeyaay were the inhabitants of Rose Creek when the Spanish arrived. In an attempt to share the history of Rose Creek, the series of blog posts called “Kumeyaay Corner” will highlight native produced and freely shared cultural information on their world. Cinon Duro Mataweer is a famous spiritual leader Read more…