Village Hop

We hosted our Annual Chumash Nation Tomol Village Hop at Chicqawt’ (Morro Bay)  and Tsipxatu (Avila Beach) August 18-19 2012 was filled with Sunrise and Launch Ceremonies, Blessings, and Stories.

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Rosario Cooper, last speaker of the Obispeno Chumash language, seated at viewer’s right outside her home near Arroyo Grande during her linguistic work with John P. Harrington : 1916 ; left to right: Mauro Soto, Rosario’s husband, J. P. Harrington, Frank Olivas Jr. (Rosario’s grandson), and Rosario Cooper.