Tukwut, is the Luiseño word for cougar or mountain lion. The Luiseño Indians are a federally recognized tribe, located in northern San Diego County.
Artist: Duncan Yves McKiernan
Location: Palomares House Sculpture Garden, Fallbrook Land Conservancy – 1815 S. Stage Coach Lane
The first sculpture placement at the Palomares House Sculpture Garden pays tribute to our region’s mountain lion population.
About the Artist: Duncan lived in Port Angeles, Washington and created many bronze public monuments placed through the West and Northwest.
Donors: Ingold Family Foundation, Angel Society of Fallbrook, Mickey & Dawne Goodwin McCullough, Vince & Joy Ross, Dr. Joseph & Martha Choi, Al & Donna Gebhart, Otis & Linda Heald, Al & Flo Pinamonti, William & Helene Ross, Wallace & Karen Tucker, Jim & Ree Tudor, Tom & Kathy Van Dyke, and Ken Westlake