Season 8: California's History
“California’s History” focuses on the rich Pre-contact history of the Indigenous People of the Kumeyaay Nation as they encounter the first European settlers in San Diego, California in 1769. Join Host Elsa Sevilla as she examines the initial encounter and impact of the largest cultural clash in the Western hemisphere to mark the 250-Anniversary of this historical day.
Discover why Presidio Hill near Old Town is nicknamed “San Diego’s Lost City”.
The First People of the Kumeyaay share their historical perspectives.
Examining the complex society of the First People.
Learn about the impact Spanish colonization had on the First Peoples.
Explore what life was like in the San Diego Royal Presidio after 1769.
After living in harmony for thousands of years, change is coming.
Learn about the First Peoples' government and family structures.
Learn the early spiritual practices of the Indigenous People of the Kumeyaay Nation.