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24th Annual Big Time Festival At Kule Loklo
Contact: Loretta Farley, NPS, 415-464-5140
Contact: Lorelle Ross, Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, 707-566-2288
Please join us for this traditional Coast Miwok festival at Kule Loklo, Point Reyes National Seashore. The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, the Miwok Archaeological Preserve of Marin and Point Reyes National Seashore are hosting the annual festival on Saturday, July 17, from 11:00 am to 2:00 p.m., at Kule Loklo, a Coast Miwok Cultural Exhibit. Throughout the day craftspeople will demonstrate their skills in basketry, flint knapping, clamshell bead making, and more. Traditional dances will be performed. Fry bread will be on sale.
Please be aware that dogs and alcoholic beverages are not allowed at Kule Loklo. Free parking is available at the Bear Valley Visitor Center where you may access the 0.4-mile long trail leading to Kule Loklo. This event is great for the whole family and is free of charge. For more information please call the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria at 707-566-2288 or Point Reyes National Seashore at 415-464-5140.
Did You Know?
In the mid-1800s, the tule elk was hunted to the brink of extinction. The last surviving tule elk were discovered and protected in the southern San Joaquin Valley in 1874. In 1978, ten tule elk were reintroduced to Point Reyes, which now has one of California's largest populations, numbering ~500. More...