Tuesday, February 9th at 7:00 pm the Venice Historical Society has scheduled a slide show and lecture on Local Native American Tribes and the Venice Connection as part of their Quarterly Lecture Series. The talk will be given by Barbara Lonsdale, VHS resident and VHS Board member, who is part Native American, part historian, part naturalist and a natural comedian.
Barbara will speak about local Native American tribes, the Tongva and the Chumash. Learn about their fascinating culture and how they fit in with Venice’s own unique history including strong ties with Abbot Kinney himself. There will be items on display including their medicinal plants, games, musical instruments and tools.
Venice Abbot Kinney Memorial Library
501 Venice Boulevard, Venice, California, 90291.
Ample parking is available at the library.