The Pechanga Band of the Luiseno Indians held their 12th annual Pow Wow June 30 thru July 1st. The Pow Wow was held on the Pechanga Reservation near the popular Pechanga Casino and Resort. For more than 10,000 years, the Pechanga people have called the Temecula Valley or Southern California home.
The event began with a celebration of American Indian culture, heritage and tradition. The three day event began with the gourd dance. There were dance and drum contest with firework display Saturday night.