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Yucca Harvest KCAL

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians continues the ceremonial harvest of the chaparral  yucca plant, a tradition passed down through generations.

May 10, 2024 • 2 min read

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians continues the ceremonial harvest of the chaparral  yucca plant, a tradition passed down through generations. The yucca is used as a food source, and also to make rope, twine and soap. Tribal cultural bearers and leaders spoke with RinaNakanoTV from KCAL News about it.

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Robin Alcantara

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