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Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Native American artist Jaque Fragua's guerrilla street art installation in downtown Los Angeles

Native Americans in L.A. Almost Saw Their Culture Erased — Now They're Getting It Back

California has more Native American people than any other state; according to census data, Los Angeles is considered to be the second most indigenous-populated city in the country, with around 54,000 people who self-identify as Native. But in a city of 3.8 million, it's damn near impossible for those Native people to be seen, particularly when there is a complex web of stereotypes and common misconceptions that make them even more invisible....