NATIVE FOODS CLASS APRIL 7 AT BARONA CULTURAL CENTER

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East County News Service

March 1, 2018 (San Diego’s East County) -- Shawii, or acorn “mush,” was one of the most important foods for Kumeyaay/Diegueño People for thousands of years. The long process for preparing this staple food has been passed down from generation to generation.  On Saturday, April 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Martha Rodriquez (San Jose de la Zorra) will teach a class on how to make this rare treat at the Barona Cultural Center and Museum.

The class is open to those ages 12 and up. RSVP by Friday, March 30th.

There is a fee of $25 for the public.  The class is free to Barona tribal members.