TITLE

PREFACE

AUTHOR(S)
Behrens, June; Castillo, Edward D.
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Missions of the Central Coast;1996, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The religious beliefs and traditions of the Indians of California teach that the blessings of a rich land and a mild climate are gifts from the Creator. The Indians show their love and respect for the Creator and all its creations, by carefully managing the land for nature generations and by living in harmony with the natural environment. Over the course of many centuries, the Indians of California organized small, independent societies. Economies of these societies did not create huge surpluses of food. Instead the people produced only what they expected would meet their needs.
ACCESSION #
11970819

 

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