2017 Tataviam Family Reunion

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Join us this September for our annual Tataviam Family Reunion at a unique and special location deep in Tatáveaveat (Tataviam Country)!

What: Family Gathering Potluck 

Date: Saturday, September 16th 2017

Time: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Rancho Camulos Museum
(This museum is located on the south side of the 126 highway)
5164 E Telegraph Rd, Piru, CA 93040

RSVP: Elisa Rivas, 818-837-0794

 

Please bring chairs for your family, as there is limited seating at Rancho Camulos!  If you would like shade, we recommend bringing a canopy, as the rancho only has some natural shade from trees. Parking will be available on site.

Cultural Information:

The home of our ancestors, now part of Rancho Camulos Museum, was part of the greater village at Camulos and surrounded by other well-known Tataviam villages and cultural sites in the area. In the neighboring language, Camulos means “guata,” which is called wá’at in the language of our ancestors, meaning “juniper.” The village where Rancho Camulos Museum is located was called Coaynga. According to Setimo Lopez, informant to J.P. Harrington in 1916, Coay means “food.”