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The Gabrielino or Tongva people inhabited the Los Angeles Basin in Southern California. They lived in thatch huts. There was an intricate inner framework of thin poles that was covered with tule or other thatching material.

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The Gabrielino Indians used poles of wood to make their homes. They would place the poles upright and use ferns and reeds to cover the poles.

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The Gabrielino Indians shelters were made from the earth, called earth houses. These houses were underground and supported by wooden frames, packed with clay and brush.

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According to Historians, the Gabrielino Indians lived in homes carved from underneath the ground and covered with wood frame. The frame was also cushioned with clay and brush. These homes were called earth houses.

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