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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. 

Meet Our Local

Tsa-La-Gi Council

Watch now! 


Cherokee Marbles demonstration with

Jesse Grayson ​

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30 minute video


For over 13 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. 

Helen McAllister


Laurie Docktor


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Connect with us on Facebook - link is on bottom of the page.

Check out the presentation by Gene Norris discussing Cherokee genealogy.

This presentation was given at the Tsa-La-Gi LA January 2022 meeting.

​Our next meeting will be held the ​Saturday March 12, 2022 at

11:00 am (PST)

Until further notice we will continue ro meet virtually. We look forward to the day we can meet in person, we miss everyone!

Join Us

Tsa-La-Gi  Los Angeles

  Local community

The official Cherokee Nation satellite community of Los Angeles

Our Mission

Todd Banks

Membership Cordinator.

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. 

Stickball is a traditional Cherokee game.

Tsa-La-Gi Los Angeles played a game of stickball led by Cole Hogner from Oklahoma.

 History                ka-no-he-s-gi

Osiyo, Welcome

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

  • 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.

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Cynthia M Ruiz

Media & Meeting Coordinator

Pam Robbins


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We meet on the second Saturday of the month

11:00 am to 1:00pm during the following months:



May (Mother's Day celebration)