Bertha Tumamait Blanco Teaching Yucca Cordage

Image

Bertha Tumamait Blanco Teaching Yucca Cordage

Title

Bertha Tumamait Blanco Teaching Yucca Cordage

Identifier

39348

Source

2010

Description

Bertha Tumamait Blanco (left) seated and instructing Courtney Marie Wallace on yucca cordage. Taken in the Museum of Ventura County courtyard during the Chumash Youth Program.

Note: Museum records indicate that Bertha Tumamait Blanco was born 20 August 1909 and died 18 January 1999 at the age of 89. She was a Chumash elder and member of BarbareƱo /VentureƱo Band of Mission Indians. She served as a consultant and docent at the Museum of Ventura County, where she represented her Chumash heritage and taught at the Chumash Youth Program.

Creator

Museum of Ventura County

Date

No date

Format

Black and white photograph
9 x 12.1 cm

Subject

Blanco, Bertha Tumamait
Chumash Indians--Material culture
Museums--Activity programs

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ventura (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Museum of Ventura County, “Bertha Tumamait Blanco Teaching Yucca Cordage ,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed July 23, 2024, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/7322.