Tongva History Walk Resources


Vineyards and Vaqueros: Indian Labor and the Economic Expansion of Southern California, 1771–1877 (Before Gold: California under Spain and Mexico Series) Hardcover – October 8, 2010
By George Harwood Phillips

The First Angelinos: The Gabrielino Indians of Los Angeles
By William McCawley
Malik Museum/Ballena Press. 1996.

LAtitudes: An Angeleno’s Atlas
Edited by Patricia Wakida; Foreword by Luis Alfaro; Introduction by Glen Creason
Heyday Press. 2015.

The Indians of Los Angeles: As Revealed by the Los Angeles City Archives
By W.W. Robinson.
Historical Society of Southern California. Dec. 1938.

Tongva Women Inspiring the Future
By Julia Bogany

O, My Ancestor: Recognition and Renewal for the Gabrielino-Tongva People of the Los Angeles Area
By Claudia Jurmain and William McCawley

California’s Gabrieliño Indians - 1962
By Bernice Eastman Johnston

Frederick Webb Hodge Anniversary Publication Fund, vol. VII. Los Angeles
Published by: Southwest Museum. 


MILA Mapping Indigenous Los Angeles

Tending the Wild

To Be Visible

Tongva Walk Resources 


The Nicoleños in Los Angeles: Documenting the Fate of the Lone Woman’s Community
Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology | Vol. 36, No. 1 (2016) | pp. 91–118
Morris, Johnson, Schwartz , Vellanoweth, Farris, Schwebel

Fages' Code of Conduct Toward Indians, 1787
By William Marvin Mason
Source: The Journal of California Anthropology, Vol. 2, No. 1 (SUMMER 1975), pp. 90-100
Published by: Malki Museum, Inc.

Lost in Translation: From Calle de los Negros to Nigger Alley to North Los Angeles Street to Place Erasure, Los Angeles 1855–1951
By César López
Source: Southern California Quarterly, Vol. 94, No. 1 (Spring 2012), pp. 25-90
Published by: University of California Press on behalf of the Historical Society of Southern California

Indians in Los Angeles, 1781-1875: Economic Integration, Social Disintegration
By George Harwood Phillips
Source: Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 49, No. 3 (Aug., 1980), pp. 427-451
Published by: University of California Press

A New Look at the Founding of Old Los Angeles
By Harry Kelsey
Source: California Historical Quarterly, Vol. 55, No. 4 (Winter, 1976/1977), pp. 326-339
Published by: University of California Press in association with the California Historical Society

Gabrieliño - Handbook of North American Indians
Edited by R. F. Heizer. Vol. 8, California: 538-549. Bean, L. and C. Smith (1978). Washington DC:
Published by: Smithsonian Institute Press.

Blood Came from Their Mouths: Tongva and Chumash Responses to the Pandemic of 1801
By Edward D. Castillo (1999). Published by: American Indian Culture and Research Journal 23. 3 (Summer): 47-61 

Gabrieliño Indians of Southern California: An Annotated Ethnohistoric Bibliography
By Mary La Lone, (1980)
Occasional Paper / Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles

Moving into the Mainstream
By Cindi Alvitre
Convergence (Winter): 5–10.

Overcoming Hindrances to our Enduring Responsibility to the Ancestors: Protecting Traditional Cultural Places
By Desiree Renee Martinez
(Special Issue: Decolonizing Archaeology.) The American Indian Quarterly 30 (3): 486–503.