*A Cross of Thorns

The Enslavement of California's Indians by the Spanish Missions
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Author Elias Castillo provides a detailed bookreading and discussion of his book A Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of California Indians by the Spanish Missions. Special focus given to Junipero Serra, Native California history and the mission system.

Join the Library's celebration honoring the voices of Indigenous and native peoples for National American Indian Heritage Month.

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