Preserving, interpreting and promoting the cultural resources of Los Angeles' Arroyo Seco region.

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Continuing the legacy of Charles Lummis

The Lummis Legacy League is a non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization whose mission is to continue the visionary legacy of Charles Fletcher Lummis. LLL intends to further educational, scientific, historical, ecological and sustainable priorities that benefit the general public. 

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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.

Upcoming Event

“The Gabrieleño Band of Mission Indians – Kizh Nation Utilization of Flora and Fauna in the Los Angeles Region”

When: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM PST
Via Zoom – RSVP to lummislegacyleaguersvp@gmail.com by November 9th at noon to receive your Zoom information and link

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Want to be a part of the work we’re doing? Come on in! In addition to various ways you can donate your time, we have a membership program that helps support the organization and helps fund events and more.

Programs for Local Schools

We are beginning to run programs that will help our young ones to be involved with learning about the culture.

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