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Solar Eclipse on Sunday May 20


Come on up to Haramokngna to experience the annular solar eclipse on Sunday, May 20, 2012 from 1 p.m. to sundown.  Learn about traditional Native American astronomy and star stories.

The eclipse begins about 5:30 p.m. with a Tataviam sing - so bring your drum, clappersticks, gourd rattles, conch shells, and help chase away the creature trying to eat the sun.

Look through a professional telescope . . . or bring your own!  There will be filters for viewing the eclipse safely.

Throughout the day, we will do sun and star activities and We will have family friendly sunshine activities:

  • sun tea,
  • sun dial,
  • shoebox solar oven,
  • sun prints,
  • pinhole camera,
  • kaleidoscopes,
  • and more!

There will be sun tea, coffee, and snacks.

Suggested donation of $5 for adults, $3 for children.

Please carpool, and bring your own chair.

Location: Angeles Crest Highway & Mt. Wilson Road in the Angeles National Forest, 14 miles north of the 210 freeway at La Canada. Go to www.haramokngna.org for a map.  An Adventure Pass is required for parking in the National forest.

For reservations call Kat High at 310-455-1588 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Check out the wonderful exhibit in our Toypurina Gallery - by our own Bernie Granados - and Marcos promises to do BBQ! A book sale, a raffle, and the sun setting in our beautiful mountains!

[Haramokngna is a project of Pukuu Cultural Community Services and a permittee of the Angeles National Forest. For more information, email www.haramokngna.org.]






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