When The Animals Were People with Chumash elder and storyteller Julie Tumamait
When The Animals Were People
with Chumash elder and storyteller Julie Tumamait
Thursday, November 15th, 6:30PM
Faulkner Gallery – Santa Barbara Public Library
40 East Anapamu St., Santa Barbara, CA
Join Chumash elder and storyteller Julie Tumamait and she shares stories and songs from her Chumash heritage, as well as stories from her life.
Julie Tumamait is the tribal leader of the Barbareño Band of Mission Indians, and serves on the state of California’s Native American Heritage Commission, which identifies and catalogs the state’s cultural resources. She is an advocate for Chumash sacred sites and through her educational efforts helps preserve the ways and knowledge of her ancestors.
This presentation is part of the ongoing Wilderness Hiking Speaker Series hosted by the Santa Barbara Public Library. The talks are the third Thursday of the month and feature topics related to hiking, backpacking, and our local natural history.
The next talk in the series is December, 20th, featuring Los Padres ForestWatch.