Mission Indians

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Mission Indians,

Native Americans of S and central California; so called because they were under the jurisdiction of some 21 Spanish missions that were established between 1769 and 1823. The major groups were the Chumash, Costanoan, Diegueño, Gabrieleno, Juaneño, and Luiseño. The first mission was established at San Diego. The native population was taught and forced to work at agriculture. The land and the herds of sheep were theoretically owned by the Native Americans themselves, but were held in trust by the Franciscan fathers. The Mission Indians now live on reservations in California. In the 1990 U.S. census there were over 2,000 Native Americans identifying themselves as Mission Indians in the United States, as well as some 3,000 Chumash, 1,000 Costanoan, 2,200 Diegueño, 500 Gabrieleno, 1,500 Juaneño, and 2,800 Luiseño.
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Abolish the Indian Bureau Now Make People of the Indians Purl Willis (non-Indian, Mission Indian Federation), "Mission Indians Demand Removal of Restrictions: Candidates Speak at Indian Meeting," San Diego Union, May 15,1954
To facilitate this need, they created the Mission Indian Agency, whose administrative region encompassed groups that were understood, often incorrectly, as once having been under the influence of the Franciscan missions.
As mentioned above, this polymorphism was previously identified in people of African origin; however, none of the Mission Indian participants reported any African heritage.
With five years of experience in organizing for the annual event, Williams and the Mission Indian Friendship Centre powwow committee are receiving plenty of support from local businesses.
Lamentably, the report is all too brief, but it is a welcome addition to the published primary descriptions of California mission Indian life.
Ramona, an orphan of Scottish and Indian ancestry, is brought up as a foster sister to Felipe Moreno, who falls in love with her, as does Alessandro, a Mission Indian.
Other uses include the All Mission Indian Housing Authority of the La Jolla Reservation in California using $605,000 to provide the west side of its community with much needed water.
Alipas' father, Francisco Papabubaba, also a mission Indian, was the original American Indian grantee of the 4,400-acre Rancho El Encino.
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The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians, and the Barona Band of Mission Indians were part of a seven-tribe group that supported the bill, but only recently.

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