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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

ENSENADA - San Antonio Necua Festival

Monday, June 13: San Antonio Necua Festival
9am-sunset: The Kumiai community of San Antonio Necua presents its annual festival, a cultural gathering of Yuman tribes (Pai-Pai, Cucapah, Kiliwa and Kumiai) with traditional dancers and bird singers, an intertribal piak tournament, arts and crafts exhibitions, craft workshops, guided nature hikes, horseback riding, a bonfire at sunset, and local and regional foods. Free admission and meal of barbacoa. The community is located in Valle de Guadalupe off Ensenada-Tecate Highway 3 (at Km. 73.5 take dirt road and continue approximately 5 miles, passing L.A. Cetto Winery and following signs to Necua). Camping is available for $5dlls./night per vehicle with up to 4 persons. Info: Instituto de Culturas Nativas (CUNA)/Horacio González, tel. (646)178-8780; e-mail: horacio.moncada@gmail.com