SCTCA holds Eagle Feather Ceremony for Native American graduates

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About half of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians graduating seniors attend the Southern California Tribal Chairman’s Association Eagle Feather Ceremony with Soboba Tribal Council Chair Isaiah Vivanco, Secretary Monica Herrera and Sergeant-at-arms Kelli Hurtado, Thursday, May 12. Valley News/Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians photo
Soboba Band of Luiseño IndiansThe Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association hosted an Eagle Feather Ceremony for all the Tribes that belong to the multi-service, nonprofit organization. The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians were invited to join in 2020.SCTCA was established in 1972 for a consortium of 25 federally recognized Indian Tribes in Southern California. All 25 member Tribes had graduates attend the Thursday, May 12, ceremony at Harrah’s Resort Southern California at Rincon in San Diego County. More than 200 students were presented with eagle feathers, which have an important cultural and spiritual significance.The eagle is the strongest and bravest of all birds. For this reason, Native Americans have chosen the eagle and its feathers as a symbol of what is h
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