Santa Barbara- S County

Chumash community welcomes summer season

Chumash community welcomes summer season

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Members of the Chumash tribe helped welcome the first full day of summer Friday morning.

About a handful of other North American Pacific tribes attended the event at 5:30 a.m.

The tribes burned sage near Stearns Wharf to bless the longest day of the year.

In addition participants took a sunrise paddle in the wooden tomol through the Santa Barbara Harbor.

The special event was organized by the Chumash elders and Integrated Marine Education and Research Expeditions.


comments powered by Disqus

Top Local Stories