Available Programming

ECLD offers various academic trainings, cultural workshops, educational events, and much more. All are welcome to join.


Duration: Academic School Year
Tuesdays, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

We offer tutoring throughout the school year to assist in all aspects of our students academic needs. We have fun themed days on special occasions as well. Please sign-up for our program and come join us.


College Campus Tours

1-2 Colleges per semester

ECLD students are encouraged to attend college and college campus tours provide them a college pipeline of networks, resources and familiarity with the American Indian college experience.

Students will meet American Indian facility, staff and recruiters.

Students can tour the campus, ask questions to staff, interact with college students, experience communal dining areas, dormitories, and various education departments.

Upcoming: UCLA Campus Tour: November 9, 2018.

Planning: CSUN, UCLA and Community Colleges

Native Leaders

Duration: Please inquire with ECLD
Tuesdays, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

This is offered through UCLA’s Tribal Learning Community & Education Exchange (TLCEE) program. It has been created to “introduce programs that are interdisciplinary in scope, emphasizing both legal and general education that includes Native peoples’ perspectives, knowledge, priorities, and visions for the future within higher education.” To read more about the Native Leaders program, please click here.

Age Restriction: High school students only

Credits: 16.5 University of California(UC) units


Read With Me

Duration: Academic school year
By Appointment Only

One of the best things you can do to help your child do well in school is to look at books and read aloud to her/him every day. Our classroom is participating in the Read With Me program to provide you and your child with books and materials so that you can enjoy books together.

Culture Circle

Duration: Fall 2018
Thursdays, 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Culture Circle- Gifts for Winter Solstice.

We offer a Sewing Circle Workshop, focusing on the fundamentals of sewing are used to create cultural regalia.

Fall 2018 Culture Circle Workshops will include creating the following:

All workshops will include a Wellness Programing, led by Pamela Villasenor

Traveling Tatáveaveat – Engaging Cultural Sites

Once a month on Saturdays, starting February 2, 2019

  • ECLD is partnering with Tribal TANF – Antelope Valley to coordinate these events.
  • Programs will provide Indigenous youth cultural and ethnobotanical experiences on traditional Tataviam homelands within Los Angeles County.
  • The events will include a knowledgeable presenter of ethnobotany and/or cultural practices.


Intertribal Dance Workshop

  • Early Spring scheduled Sewing Circle workshops will provide families the opportunity to craft Intertribal dance regalia.
  • Families are encouraged to participate with inter-generational American Indian dance workshops.
  • ECLD students will be provided a female and male dance instructor knowledgeable of several powwow dance styles and one drum presenter will provide appropriate songs for various styles.
  • All presenters will teach participants origin stories of each dance, the drum, their significance and applications today.

Timeline: Weekly; Wednesdays; Mid Spring, 2019.

Sewing Circle

Duration: May 1, 2018 – June 12, 2018
Tuesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We offer a Sewing Circle Workshop, focusing on the fundamentals of sewing are used to create cultural regalia.

2019 Sewing Circle Workshops will include creating the following:

  • Community Quilt: January 17th
  • Ribbon Shirt: January 24th
  • Wearable Leather Moccasins: January 31st
  • Cross Body Bag: February 7th
  • Pow Wow Shawl: February 21st
  • Applique Skirt: February 28th

All workshops will include a Wellness Programing, led by Pamela Villasenor



Duration: June 19, 2018 – August 9, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

ECLD offers a summer day camp filled with activities and field trips that are centered on STEM and culture.


Applications coming soon!

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