Tongva Springs & Cultural Center


Tongva Springs

The Gabrielino/Tongva Indians are the original inhabitants of the Los Angeles basin. The Kuruvungna Village Springs site at University High School once contained a thriving, self-contained village filled with tule - thatched houses called kiiys.

Kihaayy Paar Kuruvungna

The day long event featured Tongva and other Native American dancers, music, storytelling, craft making, artifact displays and children's activities.

Tongva Springs Cultural Center

Our Cultural Center is open the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 3 pm. The center contains a permanent display of artifacts uncovered during improvements made at University High School.