Welcome to Acorn
Narrator speaks of of how the land was really taken from the Native American community. Expresses the need to correct misconceptions.
Narrator discusses desire for tribes to become for self-sustainable. People do not realize the intelligence of of the tribes and their ability to create business opportunities and commodities.
Jane Dumas shows her support of Tribal PEACE, San Diego Urban Center, and other programs continuing cultural efforts. Partaking with basketry classes and storytelling.
Jane Dumas regrets not raising her family in a more spiritual, traditional way. She explains it was not popular to be native american then so it was hidden. Salvaging the traditions are vital.
Anthony PIco describes the global dream of the tribes having protected land, and an environment where Native Americans have a options and opportunities.
Anthony Pico expresses that Native Americans have a choice to work to change conditions for tribes and prevailing by quitting drugs and alcohol. He states he's not immune and is an alcoholic himself.
Jane Dumas discusses acrimony between mixed blood cultures. Expresses we are all from one creator and should respect each other and work together to strengthen community.
Narrator shares how important the progress of multimedia is for communication. Bringing together all age groups through web, radio, etc. is broadening the audience.
Anthony Pico discusses his wish for the youth to have a strong vision for their community, and to remember elders truly suffered to better the conditions of their communities.
Born in 1924, Jane Dumas recalls her childhood in Barrett and Tecate. He mother was a midwife and her father worked in the Salt Mines of Chula Vista.
A look into a writing class where students are encouraged to express themselves and share their experiences.
The topic of Sovereignty has not been taught in schools and Anthony Pico explains how a bill has been passed so it will be part of curriculum, so it is known that tribes are to act at a governmental level.
Various accounts of blatant discrimination due to their heritage. Names such as "lice infected" and "dirty" and lack of service.
Narrator fears the Native American community is moving away from working together to capitalism, which is more self centered.
Jane Dumas speaks of the need to grasp on to identity. For many, Native Americans are mistaken for Spanish Americans. Reach out to elders, learn about and promote your culture.
Narrator explains the pressure on today's youth, and to make sure you take the time to do what makes you happy.
Tribal PEACE is a way to share stories, images, and audio for tribal members throughout San Diego county.
Jane Dumas is thrilled about Tribal PEACE and the ability to share native american heritage with generations to come.
Jane Dumas happily introduces Tribal PEACE, a mulitimedia source for tribes throughout San Diego County.
Jane Dumas is happy to introduce Tribal PEACE, a tool to preserve the stories and images of the Native American culture.