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Type Region
Usage Tongva

Meaning & History

This is the Tongva name for the region called Greater Los Angeles Basin. Tongva people have been in this region for thousands of years. Toypurina, a Tongva female shaman, in the 1780s led an uprising against the Spanish San Gabriel Mission (in an area part of Los Angeles Basin).
Added 2/29/2024 by myre36915
Edited 2/29/2024 by myre36915