Kelly Caballero

Tongva Singer/Songwriter, Poet known as Kelly Caballero

Many Native artists continue to thrive throughout Tovaangar by asserting their cultural knowledge through creative outlets. Kelly Cabellero, a 29-year-old Gaberlieno Tongva singer/songwriter poet is one of many tribal members incorporating her Native culture into her musical and poetic craft.

Myrton Running Wolf’s interview on acting and his quest for participation and visibility for American Indians in Hollywood.

Myrton Running Wolf received praise for his latest short film Soldier. Inspired by true accounts, the story follows two young Lakota sisters — escapees of 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre — as they fight to survive against the U.S. military. Rarely seen in Hollywood, the movie provides a unique perspective of historical American Indian events through a dynamic Native … Continue reading Myrton Running Wolf’s interview on acting and his quest for participation and visibility for American Indians in Hollywood.

Getting to know Los Angeles Tongva Actress — Tonantzin Carmelo

After landing the lead Thunder Heart Woman role in Steven Spielberg’s TNT’s Emmy and Golden Globes-winning epic miniseries Into the West, Tonantzin’s career as an actress emerged. Today she has starred in more than 28 films (IMDB source), and serves as a mentor for the Los Angeles-based theater group Native Voices at The Autry, where … Continue reading Getting to know Los Angeles Tongva Actress — Tonantzin Carmelo