"People of the Earth: Life and Culture of the Tongva" will be open to the public at the Santa Monica History Museum until May 5th, 2018.
Community and social structure
Use of plants (for food, medicine, tools, and musical instruments)
Methods for building huts and canoes
Profiles of significant figures, such as Toypurina
The disruption of life due to the forced move to the San Gabriel Mission
Indigenous people in contemporary times
Bringing awareness to the local native population
Julia Bogany is a teacher, activist, and member of the Tongva tribe dedicated to the teaching, revitalization, and visibility of Tongva language and culture.