HART OF THE WEST
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, The Friends of Hart Park & Museum, and The Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians are proud to present the 27th Annual Hart of the West Powwow.
This is the first year that the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians, a sovereign native nation of northern Los Angeles County, is formally involved with the Hart of the West Pow Wow.
Tribal Citizen Aaron Martin announced as 2020 head staff
This event occupies Tochonanga, an ancestral village from which citizens of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians descends.
Powwow Head Staff
Master of Ceremony,Glen Begay
Arena Director, Victor Chavez
Spiritual Advisor, Ted Garcia
Head man, Johnny Velasquez
Head woman, Sonia Rae Sierra
Head young boy, John Mia Jr.
Head young girl, Alethea Hale
Northern Drum, Bear Springs
Southern Drum, Hale, and Company
Location & Parking Information
Hart Park is located at 24151 Newhall Ave, Newhall, CA 91321, in Old Town Newhall, just off the 14 Freeway, or by MetroLink and the Newhall station just a couple of blocks away.
The distinct community of the present-day Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (Band) originated in the lineages, villages and culture of the pre-Mission period. The Band is an independent nation, exercising its inherent sovereign authority over its tribal citizens and territory.
Mission San Fernando was established on September 8, 1797 at the village of Achoicominga Read More.