Tsa-La-Gi  Los Angeles


Tsa-La-Gi LA was formed in 2007 as a non-profit organization in LA County.  In June 2011 we were officially chartered under the Cherokee Nation Community Association and serve as an official satellite community organization of the Cherokee Nation.  


Membership to Tsa-La-Gi LA is open to everyone. Request a membership package through our contact page.  

The official Cherokee Nation satellite community of Los Angeles


We are guided by the Cherokee Nation Community Organization, Chief Baker, and our two Cherokee Nation Counselors At-Large; Julia Coates and Jack Baker who provide information and expertise to our growing organization.

Counselor Jack Baker

Counselor Wanda Hatfield

Our founder

Tsa-La-Gi LA is proud to be a supporter of the local Native L.A. community

CN representative sharing our history through storytelling

A History of native support

Council member Kimberly Locke and son, David, volunteer at a powwow.

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What We do

Our Cherokee Nation Representatives


Chief Bill John Baker

Chief Smith visits our group for support and guidance

Cherokee Nation

Community Association

Native Arts and Crafts
Experience our unique native arts and crafts lessons and workshops 

Cherokee Nation Support
Frequent visits from the Cherokee Nation to keep in touch

Cultural Events
Helping to preserve our rich culture right here in the L.A. area

Cherokee Music and Language
Cherokee Nation Rep. Tommy WIldcat helps us ensure our future with Cherokee song and language