Annual Cahuilla Kéwet features cultural learning, entertainment, games, food and vendors

Cahuilla Tribal members perform traditional Birdsongs at the annual Cahuilla Kéwet Saturday, June 22. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
The annual Támit Témal Píyik Pén Kéwet, or Earth Day and Gathering, was held Saturday, June 22 at the softball fields on the Cahuilla Indian Reservation in Anza.This celebration was organized by the Cahuilla Cultural Committee, which is made up of five tribal members and is coordinated in conjunction with the Tribal Environmental Protection Office. Having this event is important to the Tribe, as it’s a time to honor their rich culture and resiliency and share it with others in the community.There were informational booths which included Tribal Programs doing outreach for a variety of services. Food and beverage offerings were a crowd favorite as arts and crafts vendors offered a huge variety of items for sale. The Kéwet was attended by about 600 people.[gallery td_selec
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