“WHERE THE SURF SOUNDS LOUDLY” - A THOUGHT PROVOKING INTERVIEW WITH MATI WAIYA

 Photo: The Local Malibu / Nick C.

Photo: The Local Malibu / Nick C.

Submerge yourself into the mind of Chumash Ceremonial Elder and Executive Director of Wishtoyo Chumash Foundation, Mati Waiya, as he translates the visions and hopes of an ancient people who share the same home with the thousands of people living in Humaliwu, or as some call it, Malibu.

In the article by The Local Malibu, Mati Waiya welcomes all to the ancestral home of the Chumash people and explains, “It is good to know history so that you can make sound and healthy decisions for yourself, your family, and community. Decolonizing our thinking helps to free our minds to begin living with the earth again.”

Mati Waiya reminds us that we have a responsibility to protect this precious place we call home, together, as a human family. Acknowledging the past gives us a way to make good decisions for the future…

Read the full interview HERE