Chief Marin: Leader, Rebel, and Legend (Paperback)

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Chief Marin: Leader, Rebel, and Legend By Betty Goerke, Greg Sarris (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Betty Goerke, Greg Sarris (Foreword by)


A rare biography of a California Indian leader that weaves together the story of a legendary figure.

It's a little known fact that the San Francisco Bay Area's Marin County is named after a Coast Miwok chief who achieved notoriety for defying Spanish authority over his people. Anthropologist and archaeologist Betty Goerke has pieced together a portrait of the life of this Native American leader, using mission records, ethnographies, explorers' and missionaries' diaries and correspondence, and other material.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781597140539
ISBN-10: 1597140538
Publisher: Heyday Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 2007
Pages: 346
Language: English