Chief Marin: Leader, Rebel, and Legend

Chief Marin Leader Rebel and Legend This book is a biography of Marin County s namesake a Coast Miwok Indian who resisted Spanish settlement of the county

  • Title: Chief Marin: Leader, Rebel, and Legend
  • Author: Betty Goerke
  • ISBN: 9781597140539
  • Page: 289
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book is a biography of Marin County s namesake, a Coast Miwok Indian who resisted Spanish settlement of the county.

    One thought on “Chief Marin: Leader, Rebel, and Legend”

    1. Good scholarship, good writing, occasionally long-winded, but overall a fine study of Indian life in the mission period. Marino was a member of the native elites that arose in every mission among the survivors - not only holding hereditary clout in their tribal groups but also adept at working the mission system, fluent in Spanish and possessed of high-value skills that the padres couldn't live without - in Marino's case, a master boatman who knew the Bay like nobody's business. Interesting stuf [...]

    2. okay okay. I didn't read the whole thing, but I liked what I did read and maybe someday I'll try it again.

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