Witness to LA History: Toypurina


Witness to LA History: Toypurina


The Native American witness is a beautiful woman, one of the new mestizas (Indian and Spanish), from the Gabrielino Nation; native to the San Gabriel Valley. (Gabrielino is a name given to the Indians by Europeans—modern descendants prefer the Indian name Tongva.) We chose this woman because we wanted to pay tribute to Toyporina, an indigenous woman who, at the age of 23, led a revolt against the San Gabriel Mission and the Catholic Missionaries.

Sizes: Small (15 in x 17 in), Large + $15 (18 in x 22 in)

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