Maria Ines (KINDLE)


N though this is a fictionalized account Maria Inez S Story Socks You In story socks you in gut because this really happened during the settling of California when the Missions were built I was first introduced to Maria Inez in Anne s novel Cholama Moon when "Maria is older and no longer living at the Mission but even with that insight to her later life I "is older and no longer living at the Mission but even with that insight to her later life I cried when I read her story Anne has done an excellent job researching the people and the history of the San Miguel Mission and the tribes of California s Central Coast It would make a great gift for anyone interested in California s Missions and the history of the California Indian life and language Als. Invaders who plunder California destroying everything she loves A refugee in her own land during the Time of the Troubles Maria Ines struggles to surviv. Beautifully written and researched Great for anyone who loves HISTORY MARIA INEZ IS A SALINAN INDIAN WOMAN BORN Maria Inez is a Salinan Indian woman born the Mission San Miguel in 1818 Her people are live in laborers for the Mission s upkeep and grounds Very few people who live there or visit are compassionate towards them including the Spanish the Mexicans and even other tribes Mostly they are looked down on and abused Some of the Padres try to intervene on their behalf but most are ineffective in improving their lives and yet many of the Indians love God and call out to Him for deliverance Anne Schroeder s writing is pure simple and true but the truth it holds is hard to read Eve. AN INDIAN GIRL BORN UNDER PADRE SERRA S An Indian girl born under Padre Serra s at Mission San Miguel de Arcangel witnesses the political intrigue and greed of Spanish Mexican and Yanui. ,


O this novel can be Read By Teens I Personally by teens I personally read Maria Inez first before Cholama Moon which is about the settlers who began ranching east of this area but either one can be read alone 5 stars Maria Ines is a historical novel about "a Salinan Mission Indian woman who fights to regain her family her faith and her safety during the "Salinan Mission Indian woman who fights to regain her family her faith and her safety during the of the Troubles
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follows the Spanish Mexican and conuests of her native California Her struggle is so heartfelt and vivid that we feel like we are there As the author I worked with Salinan women to write the heartbreaking story of their ancestors The book is available in both hardcover and eboo. E while she reclaims her family her faith and her ancestral identity A moving must read for fans of the Old West and of Native Americans legendary histo. Maria Ines