• Stars appear behind a dramatic landscape of rocky mountains, rolling hills, and fields of grass

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Cultural Journey

(object placeholder)
 
This interactive program explores different parts of cultures and it is for all ages! Visit the past with ATOM, the Automated Time Observation Machine; learn about ancient tools that still appear in your world today; listen to the sounds of the past; and play music.

To begin, you may be wondering:
What is culture?
What are the different elements that make cultures different?

Visit a Chumash Village 250 Years Ago




Did You Know?

Charlie Cooke, hereditary Chief of the Chumash played an important role in making sure 85 acres remained open space.

On June 13, 1980, Charlie Cooke, hereditary Chief of the Chumash and concerned citizens fulfilled a dream-- a place for families to explore our natural world and learn about the Chumash. Satwiwa in Newbury Park, CA celebrates the beauty of the mountains and all Native American cultures.