Matt Teutimez

Kizh tribe biologist Matt Teutimez demonstrates the usage of a grinding tool, known as a molcajete, found at the construction site of Pomona Hospital. Teutimez says the Kizh’s molcajete was different from those of other tribes because it was “ergonomic,” or designed for efficiency and comfort.

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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