Moompetam Festival At Aquarium of the Pacific
Fifteenth annual Moompetam Festival Coming to the Aquarium of the Pacific
Enjoy a weekend long celebration of local Native American cultures at the Aquarium of the Pacific will feature traditional cultural crafts, storytelling, educational programs, live demonstrations, music, and dance celebrating California’s indigenous maritime cultures, including Tongva, Chumash, Acjachemen, Costanoan, Luiseno, and Kumeyaay.
CULTURAL DEMONSTRATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Tongva Soapstone Necklaces - Julia Bogany
Blas Aguilar Adobe Museum – Juaneno Cultural Museum –Domingo Belardes
Tongva Hunting and Warriors Materials - Kevin Nunez
Tongva Traditional Acorn Display - Charlotte Nunez
Kitanemuk Chumash Yowlumne Tejon Indians Basket Weaving - Dee Dominguez
Chumash Cultural Display – Alan Salazar
Children’s Game Activities – Trish Rios
Chumash Cultural Display with Children’s Craft - Oscar Ortiz
Ti’at Tongva Plank Canoe Display - The Moomat Ahiko (Breath of the Ocean): Traditional Tongva plank canoe presented by the Ti’at Society.
Tomol Chumash Plank Canoe Display - Chumash Maritime Association / Ray Ward
Round Reed Basket Weaving – Lorene Sisquoc and Cindi Alvitre
Coastal Native American Cultural Materials - Heidi Lucero
Kumeyaay Cultural Activities – Stan Rodriguez
Tule Dolls Workshop – Gloria Liggett – 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Get a $10 off Adult Admission during the Festival HERE . Limit four (4) discounts per coupon.
Get the full festival schedule HERE