Local namePuvunga
LocationCalifornia, United States

Puvunga is an ancient village and sacred site of the Tongva nation, who are the indigenous peoples of the region around Los Angeles, California, and the Acjachemen who are the indigenous people of Orange County. The Tongva referred to Puvunga as the "place of emergence" and it is where they believed "their world and their lives began." Puvunga is believed to be the birthplace of Chingishnish in Tongva mythology, "the prophet or deity who appears at Puvunga after Wiyot, the creator, has been killed, and tells the assembly what they must do in order to feed themselves."The site is located near the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden on the campus of present-day California State University, Long Beach along the banks of a now channelized creek, about three miles from the Pacific Ocean.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puvunga

Address (Unnamed Road), Long Beach 90840, United States

Coordinates 33°47'4.999" N -118°7'16" E

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