Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians

Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indian's region stretches from the San Fernando Valley and Santa Clarita Valley to the Antelope Valley and can be traced as far back as 450 A.D. At that time the Tataviam people migrated from the north and settled in villages throughout the area. The villages were constructed on the south-facing sides of hills and mountains because they received the most sun light. Tataviam means "people facing the sun" and describes the Tataviam villages.

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  • Employment Opportunities

    Welcome are pleased to announce employment opportunities within the Tataviam territory,CA.Available Openings are updated on a continuous basis. If a position is listed on this site it is currently available. A COMPLETED ONLINE APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUME ATTACHMENTS ARE ENCOURAGED, BUT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF THE APPLICATION   Available […]

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    Tataviam Tribe receives award from Native Americans in Philanthropy and the Common Counsel Foundation for Community Advocates Project February 14, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TATAVIAM TRIBE RECEIVES SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY ADVOCATES PROJECT The Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians is proud to announce it was awarded the Native Voices Rising grant from Native Americans in Philanthropy and the Common […]

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  • Tataviam American Indian Education Center

    The Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (the Tribe) proudly announces the establishment of the Tataviam American Indian Education Center. In 2014 the Tataviam AIEC will launch its kindergarten through high school support services to American Indian students living within Tataviam territory. The Tribe’s Education and Cultural Learning Department welcomes the Tataviam American Indian Education […]

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