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An Exciting
Multi-generational Saga

The Lands of our Ancestors series follows three generations of a Chumash Indian family as they face the dangerous challenges brought by the major eras of California history: the Spanish Mission era, the Mexican Rancho period, the Gold Rush, and the Early Years of Statehood. The books and accompanying Teacher Guides meet state history-social studies standards for the 4th grade.

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BOOK ONE:
Mission Period

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This multi-generational, historical saga begins with Book One by depicting what life might have been like during the Spanish Mission Era, as seen through the eyes of two Chumash boys.

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Book Two continues the saga as the characters grow up and have children of their own who face more challenges in the Mexican Rancho Era.

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Book Three follows the family into the goldrush and early years of California statehood, a period that proves to be the most devestating and destructive era ever faced by California's indigenous peoples.

BOOK TWO:
Mexican Rancho Era

Book Three:
Gold Rush-Statehood