KCET SoCal > Departures > Land of Sunshine > Green Justice > Native American Values, Health, and Green Access in Southern California Native American Values, Health, and Green Access in Southern California by Robert Garcia Native Americans inhabited most of what is now California for more than 10,000 years before European contact. There are nearly 170,000 Native American residents throughout the nine counties [...]
Category Archive: 'Indigenous Values and Native American Sites'
Taos Pueblo is the only living Native American community designated both a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a National Historic Landmark. The multi-storied adobe buildings have been continuously inhabited for over 1000 years. View The City Project’s slide show of Taos Pueblo.
Please Vote – Help The City Project win $100,000 in LA2050 challenge so L.A. can discover its forgotten history!Monday, April 15th, 2013
If you haven’t voted yet, please VOTE NOW to help The City Project win $100,000 in the LA2050 challenge so Angelenos can discover L.A.’s forgotten landmarks! With your vote, The City Project will be one step closer to creating an interactive online guide and user-friendly smartphone app that maps city, state, and national cultural and historic landmarks in [...]
National Park Service Recommends Designation of San Gabriel and Santa Monica National Recreation AreaWednesday, April 10th, 2013
SoCal > Departures > Land of Sunshine > Green Justice > NPS Study Recommends Designation of San Gabriel and Santa Monica National Recreation Area. Síga este enlace para ver este mensaje en Español. Green Justice National Park Service Recommends Designation of San Gabriel and Santa Monica National Recreation Area by Robert Garcia on April 10, [...]
Chicano Park and the Chicano Park Monumental Murals in San Diego are now officially recognized as national treasures! Join San Diego Mayor Bob Filner and community members at a press conference at Chicano Park on Friday, March 15 at 11:30 a.m. The City of San Diego will be announcing the placement of Chicano Park and [...]
General Anthony Jackson (right), Director of California Department of Parks and Recreation, discusses green access, community health, and equal justice with The City Project’s Robert García (left). Photo by City Project Board Member Tom Hayden. The City Project provided recommendations for working together on green space and equal justice with General Jackson on January 23, [...]
The National Park Service (NPS) draft study of the proposed national recreation area for the San Gabriel Mountains focuses on improving access to green space and easing park disparities in the Los Angeles region. Citing the work of The City Project and others, NPS highlights: Statewide, Los Angeles County is one of the most disadvantaged [...]
Reburials at Campo Santo in El Pueblo de Los Angeles National Historic Site in April 2012. The cries of Native Americans and descendants of the Pobladores – the original 44 settlers of Los Angeles — stopped the appalling and horrific excavations of more than 100 people there by the County of Los Angeles. UN Report [...]
The Sanchez Adobe in the Baldwin Hills, said to be the oldest building in Los Angeles. The Sanchez Ranch is an official cultural and historic monument. Native Americans lived in the area for thousands of years. Archaeological evidence indicates a prehistoric Native American village existed on this site. Spaniards, Mexicans and Californios lived in the [...]