A Historic Meeting of Cultures: Native Californians Greet Maori Delegation

Striplen, Chuck
December 2005
News from Native California;Winter2005/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p4
The article focuses on a gathering to welcome the Maori of Aotearoa by Ohlone Indians in Aquatic Park in San Francisco, California on August 4, 2005. It details the highlights of the welcoming ceremony. Representatives of the Ohlone people include Valentin and Nora Lopez. The purpose of the visit of the Maori was to promote cultural exchange and solidarity with the indigenous peoples of the state.


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