We meet on the second Saturday of the month

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



May (Mother's Day celebration)






Meet Our Local

Tsa-La-Gi Council

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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. 

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

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. 

Todd Banks

Membership Cordinator.

The official Cherokee Nation satellite community of Los Angeles

Laurie Docktor


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Pam Robbins


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Our Mission

  Local community

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Helen McAllister


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

  • 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.

Osiyo, Welcome

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

Tsa-La-Gi  Los Angeles

Cynthia M Ruiz

Media & Meeting Coordinator

Cherokee Marbles demonstration with

Jesse Grayson ​

​(click below)


Tsa-La-Gi LA

(Cherokees of Los Angeles)

would like to thank everyone who came out to our first in-person even since the start of the pandemic.

We played Traditional Cherokee games and made baskets.

A big Wado to Abraham Bearpaw of Cherokee Nation who came out to lead our activities.

Our next event will be 

Saturday September 10th..details coming soon