Andrew “Andy” Teutimez Salas

Kizh Tribe chairperson Andrew “Andy” Teutimez Salas, with Covina resident Pete Perez and author James Henniger Aguirre, teach visitors at the Homestead Museum in the City of Industry about the history of their tribe and their many musical instruments. According to Aguirre, he has documents that prove his ancestors built the adobe structures and were slaves to the Workman and Temple families, whose homes now constitute the museum.

This story was originally published by La Verne Magazine. This piece won First Place in Magazine Personality Story at the University of La Verne’s Communication Department Awards.

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