Julisa Lopez at the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering on July 9. Photo courtesy of Julisa Lopez.

Amah Mutsun tribal member inspired by White House trip

Julisa Lopez, an 18-year-old member of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, joined nearly 1,000 Native American youth at the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering on July 9.

Invocations from Day of Prayer Event Oppose Fr. Junipero Serra’s canonization

At all-day event held in San Juan on July 11, the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and its supporters called upon others to join them in exposing the "truth" behind Serra and his road to sainthood

Flier announcing the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band's Day of Prayer.

Amah Mutsun Tribal Band to hold event opposing Fr. Junipero Serra’s canonization

On Saturday, July 11, the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band will hold a Day of Prayer in San Juan Bautista opposing Serra's canonization.

Tribal Youth Gathering guest, Julisa Lopez

Amah Mutsun Tribal Member will Attend White House Event

Julisa Lopez, an 18-year-old member of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, is traveling to Washington, D.C. to participate in the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering on July 9

Val (Valentin) Lopez making a speech before a U.N. body. Courtesy of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Opposing the canonization of Father Junipero Serra on the world stage

As Father Junipero Serra's canonization draws near, a representative from the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band travels to the United Nations to oppose it.