Literary Analysis: Yoscolo
Yoscolo - Fighting Alcalde of the "Digger" Indians
A giant Costanoan, a California "Digger" Indian, reared up from behind a breastwork of Cottonwood logs to taunt approaching Mexican soldiers. "Kill Indian if you can! Cowards! White hearts!" This...
Yoscolo's Career and Fate - Part I
At the Mission of San Jose in 1839, I saw an Indian whipped on the bare back, for some offense he had committed, this being one of their...
Yoscolo's Career and Fate - Part II
The government took steps immediately to pursue and chastise the offenders. General Vallejo collected a force from the different presidios, and called also for volunteers. In two or...