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March 22, 2014 8:24 PM

Annual 'Ramona' play depicts travails of California's Native Americans

In 1923 the community of Hemet created an amphitheater to present an annual play, "Ramona," Helen Hunt Jackson's heart-wrenching love story a young woman of mixed race and her Native American husband struggling to survive in 19th century California.

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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.

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