Recent Development of Center for California Native Nations

Top four photos are from Soboba Tribal Council visit with Chancellor Córdova, Dean O'Brien, faculty and staff at UCR, October 9, 2003, to discuss educational and research collaborations between UCR and the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians.

The rest of the photos are from the event on Friday, November 7, 2003, American Society for Ethnohistory Honoring Ceremony & Reception at Costo Library of the American Indian, University of California, Riverside.
UCR Welcomes the Soboda Tribal Council
Welcoming banner prepared by Wanda Scruggs

Gift of a citrus tree from the Chancellor to the Tribal Chair Robert Salgado. Both the university and the tribe cultivate citrus.

Vice Chancellor Robert Nava, Rose Salgado (Soboba), Professor Joel Martin, and Chancellor Córdova discuss collaborations between the tribe and the university.

Chancellor Córdova, Rose Salgado (Soboba), Rosemary Murillo (Soboba), Prof. Martin in the Costo Library.

Honorees: Cahuilla Elder and Chancellor's Medal Recipient Katherine Siva Saubel and Emeritus Professor Sylvia Broadbent

Dean Patricia O'Brien welcomes the American Society for Ethnohistory.

Prof. Gene Anderson (Anthropology) celebrates Dr. Broadbent's contributions to ethnolinguistics.

Southern Sierra Miwuk guests Sandra Chapman (left), and Vernett (Sis) Calhoun (right) thank Dr. Broadbent for documenting their language

Dr. Broadbent beams with joy to meet relatives of the people she worked with.

Professor Lowell Bean, longtime collaborator with Mrs. Saubel, lauds her contributions to culture and learning.

Cahuilla Elder and Chancellor's Medal Recipient Katherine Siva Saubel

Chris Sandoval, UCR Native American Tribal Liaison, honors an elder, Mrs. Saubel

Nearly 100 scholars and friends gathered to honor Mrs. Saubel and Prof. Broadbent.

Dean O'Brien shakes hands with Professor Broadbent while Southern Sierra Miwuk guests visit with Mrs. Saubel

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