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Cahuilla/Serrano Elder Ernest Siva of Morongo Named 11th Spirit of the Heard Award Recipient

The Heard Museum is proud to present its 11th annual Spirit of the Heard award to Ernest H. Siva (Cahuilla/Serrano) of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians for his work in preserving Native American Indian cultures, languages, history, and the arts. The ceremony will take place during the Arizona American Indian Excellence in Leadership Awards on Nov. 4 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Cal State To Teach Serrano Language

The ancient Native American language of Serrano, which was dying out as fewer and fewer native speakers remained, has been given a lifeline through the work of tribal people and Cal State San Bernardino.