|KUMEYAAY CEREMONY PHOTO Sycuan Pow-wow, California Native American traditional Indian naming ceremony.
Photo 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Kumiai Children of San Jose de la Zorra
SYCUAN POW-WOW - Stephanie La Chappa, 12, (center of picture) is brought out into the arena by her extended Kumeyaay family and given her traditional Kumeyaay name, Siny Yuuhuy. The traditional naming ceremony honors Siny Yuuhuy, which translates to "First Woman" in English, and instills her sense of belonging to the Kumeyaay Nation, September 6, 2002.
Inter-generational Native American Indian song lyric:
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