Tongva: The First Peoples of Los Angeles

Museum Teacher Program

Tongva: The First Peoples of Los Angeles 

Students will answer the question “How did the Tongva use their knowledge of the land and the environment to survive?” by analyzing natural resources and human made artifacts from three different environments. 

If you are registering several classes, please make a separate reservation for each class (of up to 35 students) per program.

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Standards

CA HSS 3.1.1

CA HSS 3.1.2

CA HSS 3.2.1

CA HSS 3.2.2

CA HSS 4.1.3


Field Trip Resources

Field Trip Pre-Lesson: Tongva  Field Trip Pre-Lesson; Student Response Sheet

Field Trip Post-Lesson: Tongva Field Trip Post-LessonStudent Response Sheet


Links to Associated Resources

Lesson: Art and Activism - Desert Communities

Lesson: Art and Activism - Gold Rush

Lesson: Super Indians - Superheroes

Lesson: When I Remember I See Red - American Indian Art and Activism in California Art Analysis

Video: Pomo Genocide

Video: The Story of Mabel McKay

Lesson: First Peoples of the American West


Educational Programs at the Autry are sponsored by:

PHYLLIS H. BARBATO • MOLLY AND NEAL H. BROCKMEYER • FRANK H. COUNTNER AND SUSAN L. COUNTNER • DWIGHT STUART YOUTH FUND • EDISON INTERNATIONAL • DAVID F. EISENBERG • GEORGINA-FREDRICK CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION • THE KENNETH T. AND EILEEN L. NORRIS FOUNDATION • MAX H. GLUCK FOUNDATION • CHRISTY AND STEVE MCAVOY • ANN C. RONUS AND ROBERT E. RONUS • THE STEINMETZ FOUNDATION • VIRGINIA F. STEVENSON • UNION BANK • U.S. BANK