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Watch art and history come alive every day at New-York Historical through digital audio and video resources to learn about the past and engage with your community.


Toypurina: Rebelling Against the Mission System

2 minutes 20 seconds

Learn about Toypurina, a Tongva wise woman who led a rebellion against a Spanish mission in Alta California. This video is adapted from a resource in the New-York Historical Society’s Women & the American Story curriculum.

The video was produced by the New-York Historical Society’s Teen Leaders interns in collaboration with the Untold project.

Toypurina Life Story

Creative: Tronvig Group