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Maria Ines By Anne Schroeder,

  • Title: Maria Ines
  • Author: Anne Schroeder
  • ISBN: 9781432832773
  • Page: 237
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An Indian girl born under Padre Serra s cross at Mission San Miguel de Arcangel witnesses the political intrigue and greed of Spanish, Mexican and Yanqui invaders who plunder California, destroying everything she loves A refugee in her own land during the Time of the Troubles, Maria Ines struggles to survive while she reclaims her family, her faith and her ancestral identAn Indian girl born under Padre Serra s cross at Mission San Miguel de Arcangel witnesses the political intrigue and greed of Spanish, Mexican and Yanqui invaders who plunder California, destroying everything she loves A refugee in her own land during the Time of the Troubles, Maria Ines struggles to survive 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 history.
    Maria Ines An Indian girl born under Padre Serra s cross at Mission San Miguel de Arcangel witnesses the political intrigue and greed of Spanish Mexican and Yanqui invaders who plunder California destroying ev

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    1. Ann Schroeder s latest novel, Maria In s, is rich in the history on one woman s quest for survival and of the Salinan people In 1818, Maria In s was born in the California s Mission San Miguel de Arc ngel Maria struggles with hostile transgressions to her faith, womanhood, and culture by the Mexican invaders, Readers follow Maria s life through harrowing and unconscionable trials as she strives to find her life and merely survive Marie Inez includes a glossary of Salinan words which were helpful [...]

    2. 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 Time of the Troubles that follows the Spanish, Mexican and American conquests 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 ebook.

    3. As I read Mari Inez, the well researched details made the real world disappear My intrigue grew as the story of the Salinan people unfolded I was entranced by the glimpses of brutal history as Maria Inez struggled to survive It is obvious that dedicated research has made this a story rich in early California culture and language and the complications of life An enjoyable read and inspiration to all.

    4. This book touched me because of the time period it covered, a time when the Spanish came to California and set up the mission system They brought in cattle that destroyed the local habitat, thereby forcing in the surrounding Yokut tribes in the cause of saving their souls, but turning them into slaves to perform the work of the missions Abused by the Spanish soldiers who left many of the women diseased, their treatment by the padres was only slightly better This was the world into which Maria In [...]

    5. Maria Inez is a Salinan Indian woman born in 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 Ann [...]

    6. Maria Ines, by author Anne Schroeder, is a gripping novel set in the first half of the 19th century The reader follows the life of little Maria Ines from infancy to age ten, when she is taken from her mother to grow up in a monijerio then into adulthood where she is in a continuous struggle to survive This is a well researched tale about the Salinan Indian experience during a time when missions were being destroyed, the gold rush was starting and California was on a path towards statehood The la [...]

    7. To read the story of Maria Ines is to find yourself transported two centuries back in American history by Anne Schroeder s skillful use of authentic, impeccably researched detail and her exquisite empathy for the Indian people You ll share the heartache of a proud culture caught in the power struggle between Mexico and Spain over the land that would become California You ll feel the pain of each generation that tries to preserve beliefs and customs in the face of hardship and oppression And you [...]

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