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Monday, October 8, 2018

Indigenous Peoples Day - Los Angeles; History of Tongva Indians

The first annual Indigenous Peoples Day - Los Angeles offered 12 hours of events, activities, music and recognition.

LOS ANGELES -- City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell and the Los Angeles City-County Native American Indian Commission announced the first official celebration to commemorate Indigenous Peoples Day in Los Angeles.

A major day-long event is planned for Monday, October 8, from 7a to 7p, at Civic Center in downtown Los Angeles, 200 N Spring Street, Los Angeles, 90012. Both Grand Park and City Hall public spaces will be utilized for activities planned throughout the day, including: a sunrise ceremony, 5K run, parade of nations, Native American powwow, panel sessions on trending topics related to Native Americans and the community, a fashion show, and a grand finale that will include a performance by critically acclaimed Native American rock group Redbone.

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