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This is a list of submitted place names in which the usage is tongva.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Tovangar (Region) Tongva
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).
Yaang'na (Political Subdivision) Tongva
This is the name of a Tongva village under the 101 Freeway in Los Angeles and for the region Los Angeles. This village used to be a important trading center. The Los Angeles City Council in 2013 stated its support for the Tongva to have a government-to-government relationship with America.