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S: Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival 2009

BC: THANK YOU AICLS!!!! | Back Row: Don Jack, Lawona Jasso, Angelina Moreno, Cecelia Moreno, Jennifer Malone, Sandy Clark, Marie Wilcox, Darlene Oliver, Greg Ignacio, Carmen Moreno Front Row: Joy Girado, Loreen Park, Julie Turner, Dehlia Moreno

FC: Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival Southern Teams 2009 | Don Jack, Julie Turner, Luther Girado, David Turner, Sandy Clark, Loreen Park, Lawona Jasso, Greg Ignacio, & Diane Spieth

1: TACHI | Lawona Jasso | Greg Ignacio | Carmen Moreno | Rudy Moreno | Angelina Moreno | Dahlia Moreno | Cecelia Moreno


3: KAWAIISU | Loreen Park | Luther Girado

4: February 8 Bakersfield - training on Marantz CD recorder for the Tachi team

5: March 29 Training in Orosi on Marantz to record traditional Tachi songs

6: June 7 Bakersfield, training on Marantz for all teams. For the Kawaiisu team, it was Loreen's first exposure to the recorder

10: July 6 Kawaiisu working on language lessons in Walker Basin,

11: July 21 & 22 - Mono site visit, Coarsegold,

12: August 13 & 14 Northfork, Ca Learning the traditional skill making soaproot brushes. | Greg, Don and Lawona walking to the soaproot site | Loreen getting training on video from Laura

13: Northfork mountains digging up the soaproots

14: Finding the Soaproot | Laura & Don | Don & Luther | David working hard | The gang

15: Preparing & Cleaning the Soaproot

16: Forming the soaproot brush fibers

17: Making glue and finishing soaproot brush

19: October 24 & 25 Northfork, All teams learned about digital videotaping and loading files to iPods. The traditional skill highlighted was making acorn mush.

20: Cleaning the Acorns | bagged acorns | acorns | cracking | cracked | cleaning off the outside skin | cleaned and ready to grind

21: Griding the Acorns

22: Leaching of the acorn powder to get rid of the bitter taste

23: A fire is needed to heat the lime stones that cook the acorn powder to a thick soup

24: We demonstrated how to get a good shot for the video camera and a digital camera during our weekend training

25: After the acorns have finished cooking they look a lot like a custard. This custard is dropped into a bucket of cold water to make biscuits.

26: The biscuits are scooped out and loaded into a bowl. Then it's time to eat!! Then there's the acorn chips that are bits of acorn mush that have cooked to the rocks. They are very tasty.

27: They are wonderful to eat with tri-tip and peppers or beans and tortillas.

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  • By: DAVID T.
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  • Title: Voices in your pocket (Copy)
  • Kawaiisu Language and Cultural Center Project with ours friends the Tachi's and Mono's and my dad Luther
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  • Started: over 6 years ago
  • Updated: almost 5 years ago

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