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…