34th Annual Ohlone Day Celebration

Saturday, September 14, 2019


Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Celebrate the Ohlone People of the past with those of the present at Ohlone Day. You will see traditional dancers and Ohlone demonstrators will share traditional basketry, songs, stories, tools, musical instruments, language and history. You can throw an atlatl, make a tule craft, play Ohlone games, and try your hand at fire making. The main entrance to Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is located off of Highway 9 in Felton. This event is appropriate for all ages.  Day-use parking fee is $10. More information is available at (831) 335-7077.


Ohone Day is sponsored in part by generous grants from Arts Council of Santa Cruz County and the Valley Women's Club.




TENTATIVE 2019 Ohlone Day Schedule


11:00 am      Welcoming

                       Linda Yamane & the Mak Chunnui Singers

11:30 am      Native Plant Walk

12 noon        Costanoan-Rumsen Carmel Tribe Dancers

1:30 pm        Storytelling – Gregg Castro (Ohlone/Salinan)

2:30 pm        Native Plant Walk

3:30 pm        Honoring Ceremony for the Ancestral

                       Santa Cruz Ohlone People     


Ohlone Demonstrators 11 am to 5 pm:

Patricia & Holley Carter (Mutsun Ohlone)

Gregg Castro (Rumsen Ohlone/Salinan)

Jakki Kehl (Mutsun Ohlone)

­Vera Powers (Mutsun Ohlone/Salinan/Chumash)

Cindy Roman, Linda & Violet Smith (Rumsen Ohlone)

Linda Yamane (Rumsen Ohlone)

Santa Cruz Ohlone People — A Special Display

Ohlone Languages • Ohlone Basketry • Uses of Tule • Storytelling

Manzanita Berry & Yerba Buena Tea • Pinenut Beads • Cattail Twine


Ongoing Activities 11 am to 4:30 pm:

Tule Crafts • Native American Games • Atlatl

Archaeological Exhibit • Hoop and Pole • Pump Drills

Fire Making • Hot Rock Cooking & Other Plant Foods




























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