|Chief Ernest Salas Teutimes with modern day Kizh descendants, Los Angeles (facebook.com)|
|Getting the history right.|
|Toypurina (Ernest Salas Teutimes)|
- Others say that the word Tongva means "world," as in this part of the world or the world in its entirety, a name suggested to Gabrielinos by a graduate student at UCLA doing research as an improvement on the colonial Spanish term. Tongva could mean "people of the land."
- AUTHOR: Dr. Gary Stickel, whose doctorate is from UCLA, is the tribal archeologist of the Gabrieleno Band of Mission Indians or Kizh Nation