The History Of The Chumash Revolt

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Consequently, the confessional aids focused scrupulous interest on transgressions of the sixth and ninth commandments (sins of impurity, including adultery, fornication, homosexuality, masturbation, and lust).
Additionally, we can momentarily consider how religious transformation challenged the Chumash ideologies regarding the religious and the sacred. Finally, all these new regulations the Chumash associated them as foreign, Christian meanings and values.
Factors and Conditions Leading Up To The Revolt
Historians/Scholars/Experts seem to have different interpretations off the 1824 Chumash insurrection. One such expert Author Paul H Gelles who wrote the book entitled Chumash Renaissance: Indian Casinos, Education, and Cultural Politics in
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Authors Rose Marie Beebe and Robert M. Senkewicz who wrote the academic journal entitled The End of the 1824 Chumash Revolt in Alta California: Father Vicente Sarría 's Account indicate that the Chumash uprising against three Franciscan missions in the central section of the California chain Santa Ines, La Purisima Concepcion, and Santa Barbara was the largest organized revolt in the history of the Alta California missions (273-283). In addition, Beebe and Senkewicz state that "the Chumash burned most of the Santa Ines mission complex"(273-283). The Chumash at La Purisima ushered out the mission guard and one of the two priests in the mission 's residence. Further research indicates that the mission was not compulsorily retaken by the Mexican army for approximately a …show more content…
Rose Marie Beebe and Robert M. Senkewicz describe how the insurrection came to an end. The Demise of Chumash came at the hands of a "military expedition led by Pablo de la Portilla negotiated the return of this group to the Santa Barbara Mission"(Rose Marie Beebe and Robert M. Senkewicz). Consequently Father Vicente Sarria, who was Prefect of the Missions, helped to bring the revolt to an end by convincing the Chumash rebels to return to the Santa Barbara Mission is a fact that had long been acknowledged
Further details involving the end of the Chumash insurrection can be best illustrated by the following authors. Rose Marie Beebe and Robert M. Senkewicz in their journal The End of the 1824 Chumash Revolt in Alta California: Father Vicente Sarría 's Account state that Antonio Maria Osio, most likely relying on what had been told by his brother-in-law, Governor Luis Argilello, stated in 1851:
They the Chumash had decided not to return to the missions and expressed the low regard in which they generally held the inhabitants of California. Yet, at the same time, they revered Reverend Father Vicente Sarria for his many virtues. Only he had the necessary power of persuasion to calm the Indians ' fears. (273-283)
Cleary moral was down for the Chumash tribe and they had no choice but concede the battle and

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