Sierra Club West to Offer Chumash Healing

The Chumash are the Native American people who historically inhabited the central and southern coastal regions of California from Morro Bay in the north to Malibu in the south. For thousands of years, the Chumash used a variety of native plants as medicines. These plants still grow in our local mountains and continue to provide a source of healing power.

The West Los Angeles Group of the Sierra Club will be offering a traditional Chumash Healing on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 7 pm in the Garden Room, Culver City Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland avenue, Culver City, CA

Dr. James David Adams is an expert on the treatment of pain and chronic pain. He will teach how to make California plant medicines that treat pain and cure chronic pain. He will also talk about living in balance, women’s health issues, respiratory diseases and other conditions.


Dr. Adams is an associate professor of pharmacology at USC and has written over 160 publications and six books including “Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West” with renowned Chumash medicine woman Cecilia Garcia. More on Dr. Adams research here:

This free educational event is sponsored by the West Los Angeles Group of the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club. Plenty of free lighted parking. Feel free to bring a friend; all meetings are open to both members and non-members of the Sierra Club.

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