Native Art

California Native Plants – Contemporary & Traditional Utilitarian Uses


Learn ways to preserve and utilize native plants in this hands-on workshop. On day one, begin with an ethnobotany talk in the campus meadow next to ancient Cahuilla bedrock mortars to learn about local plants and their many uses. Next, learn how to make a Southern California style seed beater made from Rhus and/or Willow, and Juncus. In the evening, visit local Cahuilla rock art sites to learn the meaning,historical significance and importance of the preservation of these sites

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