Who is Charles Fletcher Lummis?
Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859-1928) was a United States journalist, author, magazine editor, museum founder, librarian, photographer, folklorist, ethnographer, an avid collector and an activist for Indian rights and historic preservation. A traveler in the American Southwest, he settled in Los Angeles, California, where he also became known as an historian, ethnographer, archaeologist and poet.
Photo by Al C. Strange
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Programs for Local Schools
We are beginning to run programs that will help our young ones to be involved with learning about the culture.