It was the Gabrieleño who provided the goods and labor that enabled the first settlements to survive and prosper; without them the history of Los Angeles would be very different indeed.
William McCawley edited by Wisdom Quarterly
Historians have attempted to erase their history through the manipulation of politics, both local and federal. This conspiracy running throughout the 20th century has had the goal of avoiding the question of repatriation.
|The current chief of the Kizh Nation|
He has proved to be the most recognized and most accurately documented direct lineal-descendant of former native ancestors of Kizh/Gabrieleño villages or rancherias, the villages of Sibangna Siba, Tameobit and Atongai/Tamet, from 1785 of any Gabrieleño Indians in Gabrieleño history.