The Northern Chumash people live on the magical land that is called San Luis Obispo County. The Chumash are the First Peoples of this land and have thrived as a maritime culture along this coastline enjoying its magnificent beauty. The Chumash are still a vibrant community, practicing their heritage and culture today.
Supervisors oppose Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary proposal
BY PETER JOHNSON
Following a contentious hearing that lasted most of the day on Feb. 7, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to oppose the formation of a Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary off the coast of SLO and Santa Barbara counties.
The Northern Chumash Advisory Council submitted an application to create a marine sanctuary, stretching 140 miles from Cambria to Santa Barbara, to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in 2015. That application is currently under review by NOAA and a final decision on it may take up to five years, according to NOAA. Continue reading →
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
With Padre Associates, Inc.; DB Neish & Associates
Application to Conduct high energy seismic survey operations in state and federal waters between Cayucos and Point Sal and temporarily install and operate an array of seismic activity monitoring devices onshore.
The Northern Chumash Tribal Council (NCTC) is involved with several important county land use issues that have received media attention. I am the Tribal Administrator for NCTC and I would like to share with our readers who and what NCTC is all about.
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Here are a few more images from our Tomol Village Hop 2012 at Avila Beach. It was a Beautiful day. You’ll no doubt recognize someone special in these photos… See you next week for the Tomol Crossing to Limuw 2012?