The Tongva Taraxat Paxaavxa Conservancy was created to steward lands in Tovaangar, the traditional Tongva region, encompassing the greater Los Angeles basin. The Conservancy has received land back, and is working to create a community center for Indigenous people, maintain cultural practices, have space for traditional Ceremony, work on language revitalization, provide housing for Indigenous elders, and archive community documents.
Taraxat is the Tongva word for Indigenous people in the plural. It is used here in the sense that this conservancy is intended to preserve the people and the culture of the Tongva as well as the land. Paxaavxa is the Tongva word for a piece of land.
Please support the work of the Tongva Taraxat Paxaavxa Conservancy. The TTPC is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit, EIN 87-1422866. All donations are tax deductible.
Note: We request that large donations ($1,000+) be made via wire transfer or check, as the online platform takes a percentage of donations. Please contact us for instructions.
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TTPC board members and volunteers at the first community day in February 2022.
This website is in progress, stay tuned for more updates by summer 2022!