Soboba Band celebrates graduates from Noli Indian School

The Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians in California celebrated the 19 graduates of the Noli Indian School.

The students represented 12 tribes. They heard from guest speaker Desiree Renee Martinez, a member of the Gabrielino Tribe who works as an archaeologist.

"I dreamed I could educate the public and give honor and respect to our ancestors," Martinez told the students. "Don't be afraid to dream. Be proud of who you are and where you came from."

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Noli Indian School sends off 19 graduates (The Riverside Press-Enterprise 6/7)

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