Handmade – something intrinsically valuable there. A handmade musical instrument is in possession of staying power, aesthetic beauty, and perfect pitch. Witness recently past master craftsman, a treasure to New York and the world, Paul Laubin at his post. Link to NYTimes OBIT 3-30-21.
One of the most famous Tongva was Toypurina, a medicine woman who led a revolt against the Spanish in 1785