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Mission Indians


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  • n. Plural form of Mission Indian.


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  • He hired Mission Indians to destroy their own mission!

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Soldiers in California needed to "live off the land" - which largely meant to live off the labor of Mission Indians.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • We have heard that they went to California, and the Mission Indians themselves claim they are from this place.

    The Unwritten Literature of the Hopi

  • One feature of the diocesan work is the care of the Indians, most of whom are descendants of the former Mission Indians.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • In the early days the Mission Indians were buried in the graveyard, then the soldiers and settlers, Spanish and Mexican, and the priests, and, later, the _Americanos_.

    The Old Franciscan Missions Of California

  • After listening to lectures on the work of the Franciscan padres and visiting the Missions themselves, its owners, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miller, humanely interested in the welfare of the Mission Indians, collectors of the handicrafts of these artistic aborigines, and students of what history tells us of them, began, some twenty-five years ago, to realize that in the Mission idea was an ideal for a modern hotel.

    The Old Franciscan Missions Of California

  • And in the _mêlée_ Mission property and Mission Indians suffered.

    The Old Franciscan Missions Of California

  • Two of Sarria's predecessors were buried here; three of the graves were those of Mission Indians.

    The Octopus : A story of California

  • Congress approved January 12, 1891, entitled "An act for the relief of the Mission Indians in the S.ate of California" (U.S. S.atutes at Large, vol. 26, page 712), selected for the said Capitan Grande band or village of Indians certain tracts of land intentionally omitted and excluded from such selection the said sections 8 and 9, township 15 south, range

    A Supplement to A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents

  • It is hereby ordered that the following lands situate in California, viz: The north half of the southeast quarter, and the north half of the southwest quarter, section fourteen (14), in township three (3), south of range one (1), east of the San Bernardino meridian, being lands withdrawn from the public domain for the Mission Indians by Executive

    A Supplement to A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents


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