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Congratulations to Helen McAllister - Tsa-La-Gi LA Council member for receiving the "Elder Award" at the Cherokee Community Event 10/19/19

Community Meeting Details 

Meet Our Local

Tsa-La-Gi Council

​​Join us at our next

community meeting

​​Welcome to a whole new year for Tsa-La-Gi LA! This year our main focus is to grow our membership while expanding services and programming.  We are organizing to becoming more efficient at developing Cherokee Language lessons, Youth Programs, Cherokee Nation News, Community involvement, and Fundraising.  

Join us for our first event of 2020!​

"Music & Dance"

Saturday January 11 from 11am to 1:00 pm

Gateway Church 11760 Gateway Blvd LA 90064

Community Drum Circle at noon.

Feel free to bring you own drum or use one of ours.

Potluck so bring a dish to share.

Everyone is welcome​​​​

Vivian Garcia 

​Program Coordinator

For over 10 years, Tsa-La-Gi Los Angeles has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for Cherokee Nation citizens that live outside the fourteen county Cherokee Nation jurisdiction. 

Cynthia M Ruiz

Media & Meeting Coordinator

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  Local community

Tsa-La-Gi  Los Angeles

Tsa-La-Gi LA supports local initiatives in Los Angeles County that promote awareness and support to the native community. If you would like to find out more about what's going on in the native urban community of Los Angeles, please read our online periodical below. 

Helen McAllister


Our Mission

Pam Robbins

Membership Coordinator

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Cherokee Women Leadership Workshop lead by Tsa-LA-Gi LA member Cynthia M Ruiz .

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  • Promote and nurture the historical values of Cherokee Nation citizens living outside the Cherokee Nation boundaries.
  • To learn and retain the Cherokee language, history, and culture for future generations.
  • To be knowledgeable and assist the tribal nation in the issues facing modern Cherokee Citizens.  
  • To disseminate information on issues and act as a liaison for the Cherokee Nation.

The official Cherokee Nation satellite community of Los Angeles

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Working with the native urban community of Los Angeles to ensure a brighter future for Native Americans



All Cherokee Nation satellite communities are family, so please feel free to join our festivities, meetings, and events any time.

Meetings typically occur every other Saturday on odd numbered months. 

Laurie Docktor