The Climate Science Alliance attended the Honoring Traditions Gathering on Saturday, August 31, hosted by the Pala Band of Mission Indians, the Cupa Cultural Center, the Pala Cultural Resources Committee, and Planet Pala to honor the people and culture of Pala and share the collaboration between Pala and the Alliance.
The Climate Science Alliance attended the Honoring Traditions Gathering hosted by the Pala Band of Mission Indians, the Cupa Cultural Center, the Pala Cultural Resources Committee, and Planet Pala on Saturday, August 31,to honor the people and culture of Pala. The gathering took place at the Pala Rey Youth Camp, celebrating and sharing the rich traditions of Pala, including bird singing, shinny games, Planet Pala KiDS environmental activities, peon lessons, bow and arrow making, and traditional food. The event was open to the public and brought together community members and visitors to learn about and experience Pala traditions.
In collaboration with the Pala Environmental Department, the Alliance helped lead activities focused on native and traditional plants and animals, with games related to identifying animal tracks and seedball making with wildflowers native to the region.
To learn more about the event, please visit www.palatribe.com/events/honoring-traditions-gathering/, and to stay tuned for future events with the Cupa Cultural Center, visit cupa.palatribe.com/events/.