(028024) Matson, Daniel S, and Fontana, Bernhard L, eds.
Friar Bringas Reports To The King: Methods of Indoctrination on the Frontier
in New Spain 1796-97. Tucson, AZ: Univ. Of Arizona Press, 1977. 1st
Paperback. Paperback. Large 8vo. 177 pages. Fine with no DJ. Father Bringas
reported from northwestern New Spain hoping to gain the King of Spain's support
in improving the missionary program. His writings offer a valuable firsthand
study of Spanish attempts to direct culture change among the Piman Indians. The
editors have added an informative introduction, notes, and references.
Documentary Relations of the Southwest Series. ISBN: 0816505241 (Mexico,
Indians of Mexico, Piman Indians, Catholic Church, Spain)