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Temecula Valley Historical Society to host presentation on California missions


Last updated 6/21/2018 at 11:12am


Dr. Michelle Lorimer is the upcoming speaker for the Temecula Valley Historical Society, June 25.

TEMECULA – The Temecula Valley Historical Society invites the public to attend a presentation by Michelle M. Lorimer, Ph.D., at the Little Temecula History Center, 6 p.m., Monday, June 25.

Dr. Lorimer, the author of "Resurrecting the Past: The California Mission Myth," is a historian and lecturer at California State University San Bernardino. Her book traces the marginalization of Native Californians within mission history and critiques the romanticized narrative still presented today.

Dr. Lorimer will demonstrate how historical records and Native testimonies provide much different...

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