Language & Culture
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians are a mixture of several different small groups of California Indians, including Serrano, Cahuilla, and Cupeno. All three languages are classified as "Uto-Aztecan Languages," which are Native American languages spoken within the western United States and Mexico.
Cultural Heritage Days Celebration
Cultural and Historical Collections
In celebration of its heritage, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians has an extensive collection of artifacts, including ollas (clay jars), manos (grinding stone), and metates (stone grinding bowl) and the Morongo Basket Collection.
Part of the Tribe's collection is on display in the front lobby of their Administrative Complex.