Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

This Earth Day, Old Town San Diego State Historic Park invites you to join us in collaboration with Cultural Specialists and Scientists to learn about Kumeyaay Relationships with the Land!

We will be presenting 4 webinars at 10:30 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm. See below for more information and to register!

For questions or comments, please contact Kim at Kimberly.Loureiro@parks.ca.gov

10:30 am Explore Ecozones & Native American Scientists with Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Join Laurie Egan-Hedley, Director/Curator at the Barona Cultural Center & Museum for this educational and fun filled program!

Focus Group: 3rd-8th grade

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12:00 pm Discover The Brown Family Kumeyaay Creation Story at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Hear Elder Sam Brown, from the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, explain the Kumeyaay creation story from scientific and sociological points of view. You’ll have the opportunity to consider applying this story to your life.

Focus Group: 3rd grade

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1:00 pm Discover Cultural Burns at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Meet Dr. Don Hankins of California State University Chico to delve into the benefits of cultural burns in comparison to prescribed burns. Join us for a Q&A with Richard Bugbee, Plant Specialist and Instructor at Kumeyaay Community College.

Focus Group: College / Adult

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2:00 pm Discover Kumeyaay Traditional Ecological Knowledge at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Join Kumeyaay Tribal Elders & Leaders to gain insights into the traditional uses of native plants at Jamul Indian Village.

Focus Group: All Ages

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