ASI senate supports community garden project

The sacred grounds of the Gabrielino-Tongva tribe have remained untouched on campus for years, but now the tribe is looking to bring new life to the land. The Associated Students Inc. Senate passed a resolution last Wednesday showing its support of building a community garden on Puvungna, a Native-American land that has been preserved on campus. “It’s as sacred as Mecca is to Islam, as Jerusalem is to other religious entities,” said Vincent Holguin, Gabrielino-Tongva Tribal Council member and senior engineering major. “For the Gabrielino-Tongva people, it’s where life originated on Earth.” – See more at:

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