San Manuel celebrates culture, history


Redlands Daily Facts — Charles Tailfeathers invests his time in the future.

Redlands Daily FactsTailfeathers, 68, from north central Montana, coordinates cultural youth programs and workshops to keep Native American peoples’ values alive among young people.

“This Pow Wow is a celebration of time and bringing the culture here, and one of the keys to keeping the culture and values intact,” said Tailfeathers, who served as emcee of the weekend-long Pow Wow hosted by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.

About 500 Native American tribal members from Montana to the Dakotas and Alaska to Canada converged on the Cal State San Bernardino campus this past weekend to celebrate their culture.

The article, which also appeared in The Sun and Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, was published Oct. 12, 2012.

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