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Gabrielino Tribe


Online resources about the Gabrielino Tribe

California Indian Pre-contact Tribal Territories
Author: Paula Giese
Type: tribal
Description: California Indian Libraries Collections map, edited by Paula Giese.
URL: http://www.kstrom.net/isk/maps/ca/calprecontact.gif

Welcome to Puvungna!
Author: Puvungna Sacred Site Struggle
Type: tribal
Description: "Puvungna is the Indian village which once occupied the land where Cal State Long Beach now stands. Puvungna remains
sacred to the Gabrielino and other Indian people as a spiritual center from which their lawgiver and god -- Chungichnish --
instructed his people. Unfortunately, this tradition of learning and teaching which began with the Indian elders has yet to be
understood by campus officials. Plans to build a strip mall on the Puvungna site have been blocked by the Puvungna Sacred
Site Struggle. "
URL: http://www.csulb.edu/~eruyle/puvuhome.html


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