Thank you to all Baseroll members who took the time to vote for your governing body. Sadly only less then half of the ballets sent out were returned in time.
We have to say goodbye to Susan Latta and Fred Segobia. Susan and Fred have been a great addition to the council over the years and will surely be missed.
Your Tribal council for 2020 are Gary Pierce, Mary Rodgers, Dayna Sciocchetti, Sharon Thomas, Pam Flood, Bruce Flood, Don Pierce Jr., Robert Piatti, Michael Woody, Yvonne Davis and new to the council are John Piatti and Deanna Perry. Your Elder council for 2020 are Yvonne Ayala and Don Pierce Sr.
Thank You to all our Artist Contributors:
Yvonne B. Ayala, Melody Bragg, Dylan Lyman, Frank McCormack Jr., Manual Segobia, Tracie Sylvester-Mitchelle, Suzanne Taylor, Destiny Wilson
VIEW THEM AT THE BOTTOM OF PAGE - without artist name for now.
2019 Annual Tribal Gathering
The Salinan Tribe recently gathered on October the 19th at the Patterson Ranch near Lockwood for its Fall General Gathering, to socialize, converse and laugh amongst ourselves, all while enjoying a superior BBQ and well-supported potluck, led by John McCormack, Bruce Flood and Bradford Flood. More than 100 members were in attendance, despite many who wished to be in attendance unable to, due to other obligations. Salinan Co-Traditional Leads Susan Latta and Mary Rodgers led the assembled group in prayer before the meal, with Latta speaking the Salinan language and Rodgers interpreting in English. After the meal, an extensive drawing was held with numerous donated prizes. The youngest members in the audience were soon inundated with numerous items, and some of the adults won multiple times as well. Also on display were the artworks recently submitted as inspiration for the creation of an ocial Tribal Seal to represent our entire group. You will be able to view them on the Tribal website at www.salinantribe.com. Declaring it a successful gathering, Contemporary Lead Gary Pierce stressed the importance of our people coming together to socialize and share stories of the past and our current lives. Our extended thanks to all who contributed prizes and food to this successful event.
Our Tribal Administrator, Patti Dunton at the “Save Eagle Rock” fundraiser. Eagle Rock is a Salinan Sacred Site, registered with the State of California. For the last year the Morro Bay History Assoc. along with the Morro Bay Open Space Alliance along with our Tribe have been involved in raising funds to purchase the peak. The City of Morro Bay purchased the peak a year ago, keeping it from being developed. They gave The Alliance three years to raise the funds to purchase the peak, before it goes back on the market. So we only have two more years to raise the funds to save our sacred site. Thanks to all who have donated so far.