Kuruvungna Village 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.

Kuruvungna Village 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.