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Gabrielino Indians

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Gabrielino Indians. Derived from San Gabriel, one of the two missions in Los Angeles County. Also called: Kizh, reported by Gatschet (1876) ; Hale (1846) has Kij. Playsanos, a name which seems to be applied to the California Shoshoneans living in the lowlands, especially near the coast in the region of Los Angeles. Tobikhars, said to mean “settlers,” but probably from Tobohar, the mythical first man. Tumangamalum, Luiseiio name. Gabrielino Connections. The nearest connections of the Gabrielino were the Fernandeno; both belonged to the California branch of the Shoshonean Division of the Uto-Aztecan stock. Gabrielino Location. In the drainage area of the San Gabriel River, the territory about Los Angeles, and all the country southward to include half of Orange County, also Santa Catalina Island and probably San Clemente. Gabrielino Villages Ahau, near Los Angeles River north of Long Beach. Akura, near San Gabriel Mission. Akura-nga, at La Presa. Aleupki-nga, at Santa Anita. Apachia, just east of Los Angeles. Asuksa, west of Azusa. Awi, between Pomona and the San Gabriel River. Chokish-nga, at Jaboneria. Chowi, near San Pedro. Engva, near Redondo. Hout, south of San Gabriel Mission. Hutuk, inland on Santa Ana River. Isantka-nga, at Mission Vieja. Kinki or Kinkipar, on San Clemente Island. Kukamo, southwest of Cucamonga Peak. Lukup, near the mouth of Santa Ana...

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