Tongva descendants work to keep their culture alive

For Craig Torres, keeping Tongva culture alive means educating today’s Angelenos, young and old, about the earth and treating it with respect and reverence as his ancestors did.

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Julia Bogany, a Tongva tribal elder, with Paulina Sahagun, Vice President of the
Gabrielino Tongva Springs Foundation, which preserves the Kuruvunga Springs land.
Photo by Jenny Hamel



Jenny Hamel