UCLA linguist, Gabrielino-Tongva Indians use social media to revive extinct language

Letisia Marquez | June 27, 2014 Citlali Arvizu, a descendant of Southern California’s Gabrielino-Tongva Indians, didn’t grow up speaking the Tongva language, but she’s hoping her children do. “It’s a dream that one day we will have speakers, that we can really do a full blessing,” said Arvizu, 35, of Anaheim. Arvizu’s hope that an … Read more