Barona Garden Guide

In the spring of 2021 UCSD students in the Native California History Class of Professor Ross Frank created this beautiful guide for the Native Plant Garden at Barona Indian Charter School. We would like to thank Paige Love, Samantha Rome, Linnea Hilderbrand and Cera Reyes for their work in making Read more…

Reserved Wealth

Who are the Native Americans behind one of the largest Casino Resorts in California? Find out in “Reserved Wealth”–an insiders look at the life and history of the Barona Indian Reservation, home to the Kumeyaay tribe. Filmmaker Kevin VanWanseele returns to his reservation and discovers how the enormous amount of Read more…

Kumeyaay Cosmology Dome

Kumeyaay culture curated by Kumeyaay scholar, Michael Connolly Miskwish, and Mataam Naka Shin, the San Diego-Panama Exposition Centennial Intertribal Committee at the Museum of Us.   This is the first time that Kumeyaay culture has been curated by the people themselves at the museum (formerly known as the Museum of Man). Read more…

Campo Kumeyaay Nation

Learn about the history of the Campo Kumeyaay Nation via the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. The lands that the Kumeyaay people have lived on for thousands of years are located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. and the northwest corner of Mexico.