Kimberly Morales Johnson


Position Title
Ph.D. Student



  • Third LA, USC:  Beyond Land Acknowledgement: New Models of Support and Reparation for Indigenous Communities (May 2021)

Additional Information:

  • Tribal Secretary, Gabrieleno/Tongva San Gabriel Band of Mission Indians (2019-present)
  • Los Angeles City/County Native American Indian Commissioner (2000-present)
  • Systemwide NAGPRA Implementation and Oversight Committee (Tribal Representative) (2021-present)
  • California Indian Curriculum Development, Houghton/Mifflin (2005)
  • Gabrieleno/Tongva Museum Case Display Design & Development, Santa Monica Museum (2010)
  • Gabrieleno/Tongva Museum Case Display Design & Development, Cooper Museum (2005)
  • Tribal Consultant “Oh My Ancestor” Recognition and Renewal for the Gabrielino-Tongva People of the Los Angeles Area (2009)
  • Robert Redford Conservancy/Pitzer College Tribal Representative (2016 – present)
Education and Degree(s)
  • MPH, Master’s in Public Health, Claremont Graduate University (2011)
  • B.A. Liberal Studies, University of La Verne (2007)
  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential(UCLA (2017)
Honors and Awards
  • Traditional Cahuilla Basket weaving - Idyllwild School of the Arts, Idyllwild, CA (2005, 2021)
  • First Nations Development Institute, Covid Relief Grant (2020)