Docas Indian of Santa Clara

Docas Indian of Santa Clara by Genevra Sisson Snedden, Illustrated by Jane Bateman, D.C. Heath & Co., copyright 1942. Is the story of Docas an Indian boy in the days of early development of California, pictures of childhood in an Indian village or rancheria, followed by life in one of the California mission settlements. Details of life, dress, food, games an customs are described. Book is in good used condition. The outside boards are dark from age and somewhat & rubbed in places. The inside is very clean and tight. An ex-library copy (see photos & priced accordingly). Note: A book for young children about the Docas, the Indians who lived near the Pacific Ocean before the Americans came West and settled the country. The first part of the book tells about the little Indian boy, Docas; farther on, when Docas grows to be a man, the book tells about his children and grandchildren. Last of all, the stories tell about things that actually happened to Indian children long ago in California, so they are what you call truly stories not made-up ones. Originally published in 1899

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