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2/29/2024, 2:42 PM myre36915 Corrected location of the mission that the shaman attack
2/29/2024, 10:35 AM myre36915

Name Tovangar
Type Region
Usage Tongva
Edit Status Statusnot set

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