A scene from a traditional Pastorelas.
A scene from a traditional Pastorelas. Courtesy photo
A scene from a traditional Pastorelas. Courtesy photo

In early 1800s, Christmas in Mexican California was a lively affair

December 24, 2016 06:59 PM

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.