Angeles National Forest, CA– Rudy Ortega Jr. along with the Tataviam Senior Program (Rudy Ortega Sr. Park staff), Haramokngna staff, and volunteers have began a reconstruction phase, an extensive plan envisioned since the centers opening in 1997. Haramokngna– Los Angeles County’s only Native American owned and operated cultural center serves as a learning facility to the local community offering a vast […]
A recent project of Haramokngna; custom ramada installation for the upcoming summer solstice event –Torngava’– at MOAH. by: Lorence Orosco
Our center is currently on hiatus during winter. We are planning to re- open in Spring. Check our calendar soon for an updated list of upcoming events and workshops.
http://www.haramokngna.org/store/shop Welcome to the world of the Tongva people! This calendar is designed to introduce you to the first inhabitants of the Los Angeles area and includes rich examples of their language and culture through the use of Tongva names of the months, numbers for the days of the week, and brief narratives. The calendar […]
We are located at the intersection of Angeles Crest Highway (Hwy 2) and Mount Wilson Red Box Road. Due to our location in the Angeles National Forest, we do NOT have a physical address you can type into your GPS navigation. Angeles Crest Highway is most easily accessed by the 210 freeway. Exit at Angeles […]
See our newly expanded education page: http://www.haramokngna.org/education Takic Langague Family Kaivitam (Serrano) People of the Mountains Kitanemuk (people of the east) Tejon Creek Sebastian Indian Reservation Tehachapi Mountains Tataviam (people facing the sun) San Fernando Valley Santa Clarita Valley/Mountains Yuhaviatam (people of the pines) Big Bear Lake/Lake Arrowhead San Bernardino Valley Vanyume (people of the […]
For the second year, Haramokngna will welcome Teaching and Mentoring Indian Tarahat’s (TAMIT) Summer Academies. Native high school students from throughout the county will receive college freshman curriculum, watch Native movies, make SAT/ACT prep plans, and engage in cultural projects (music, hunting, cooking, gathering, traditional games and more). Learn more tamit.tataviam-nsn.us
“The Medicinal Plants Used by Native American Tribes in Southern California by Donna Largo, Daniel McCarthy, and Marcia Roper provides a resource guide for medical providers and traditional health care practitioners in an effort to better coordinate patient care with traditional practices. A secondary purpose is to make available information about traditional medicine to anyone […]
American Indian basket weaving existed and thrived for centuries, but now as the precious materials become scarce in our urban environment, the art is under threat of extinction. Kat High, the director of the Haramokngna American Indian Culture Center, is in the forefront to reverse this trend. View more videos at: http://nbclosangeles.com.
Thank you to everyone who attended our workshops and events this year. Thanks to support from you, our center can remain open and share the culture of the five tribes of the San Gabriel mountains. Stay tuned to our website for future events. We have more workshops and fun activities planned for the upcoming 2013 […]
We’ve been experiencing technical difficulties with the map on our website. We are not located in Palmdale. We are located in the Angeles National Forest; Los Angeles, CA at the intersection of Angeles Crest Highway (Highway 2) and Mount Wilson Red Box Road. Please follow this link to Google Maps: https://plus.google.com/115234510144527701374/about?gl=us&hl=en
“Capturing the vitality of California’s unique indigenous cultures, this major new introduction incorporates the extensive research of the past thirty years into an illuminating, comprehensive synthesis for a wide audience. Based in part on new archaeological findings, it tells how the California Indians lived in vibrant polities, each boasting a rich village life including chiefs, […]