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September 24, 2004 > Ohlone Golf TournameGathering of the Ohlone Peoples

Ohlone Golf TournameGathering of the Ohlone Peoples

Ohlone descendants will come together to share their culture and history at the annual "Gathering of the Ohlone Peoples" in Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont on Sunday, October 3rd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The gathering is free and open to the public ($4 parking fee). Throughout the day, there will be music, dance, stories, cultural demonstrations and displays.

Among the featured activities will be a variety of Ohlone cultural presentations including rarely heard family histories, songs and dances. Displays and demonstrations will include abalone pendant making, basketry, acorn soup making, fire making, flint knapping, bead making, string making and soaproot brush making.

During the day, you will have a chance to taste native foods like acorn soup, manzanita cider and Yerba Buena tea and try your hand at the hoop and pole game, pine nut bead making and boat making. There will be an "open house" at a more than 2,000 year-old Ohlone village site and Coyote Hills Visitor Center will be open.

Fry bread and Indian tacos will be available for sale. Or, bring a picnic lunch. Either way, plan to spend the day.

Gathering of Ohlone Peoples
Sunday, October 3
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Coyote Hills Regional Park
8000 Patterson Ranch Road, Fremont
(510) 795-9385

 
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