This monument was dedicated to the Gabrielino-Tongva by the Department of California Military Order of the Purple Heart. Monument is located at an ancient village site known as Puvunga which is now the campus of the VA Hospital and California State University, Long Beach.
Information by Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer, Signal Tribune Newspaper
Placed on website by Sam Villa - United States Navy - USS Providence CLG-6 (1966-72) - Combat Veteran: Tet Offensive & Raid on Haiphong Harbor.
The Gabrielino-Tongva Tribe, a California Indian Tribe is historically known as San Gabriel Band of Mission Indians.
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