The Mission of the ETMC is to preserve and to protect our cultural heritage and ancestral sacred sites, namely of the Esselen, Rumsen, Chalone, Sureño, Chunchunes and Guatcharrone people, which includes but is not limited to the villages of Achasta, Chalon, Echilat, Ensen, Excelen, Esslenajan, Ixchenta, Jojopan, Kuchun, Pachepas, Sargenta-Ruc, Soccoronda, & Tucutnut, located within sacred pre-historic and historic tribal lands of Monterey County, California.

The Esselen Tribe of Monterey County organization was founded with the goal of continuing cultural traditions and preserving the cultural heritage of the historic tribes that are located within the Monterey County, along with protecting and preserving the recognized and unrecognized sacred lands and archeological sites.

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Esselen Tribe of Monterey County

Post Office Box 95, Carmel Valley, CA 93924

831.402.6368  |

Esselen Tribe of Monterey County is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit

EIN 82-5246660  |  Guidestar Page  |  Copyright © 2018

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