Tongva, Los Angeles’ first Language, Opens the door to a forgotten Time and Place

From the top of Signal Hill, Los Angeles disappears in the haze. Gauzy light smudges details, so that only the mountains, the sea and the land in between remain. No freeways; no homes, high-rises or palms.

Mapping the Tongva villages of L.A.’s Past

By SEAN GREENE and THOMAS CURWEN MAY 9, 2019 The original people of Los Angeles, the Tongva, defined their world as Tovaangar. It extended from Palos Verdes to San Bernardino, from Saddleback MountainRead moreRead more