Serrano and Cahuilla Teaching San Manuel Indian Elder Dies

mathias | January 26, 2011

An elder among the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians name Pauline Murillo passed away Friday at the age of 76. She taught the Serrano language (extinct since 1994) and the extremely endangered Cahuilla languages of California (around 15 speakers), and she was influential in teaching and preserving Southern California Indian culture. Mrs. Murillo is [...]

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