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Native Americans were either captured or chased to 'missions' where they were often held at gun point, or other threat, and made to say they believed in 'God.' Because this was a legal qualification required by law, once they admitted this they were considered 'heathens' and under the direct control of the church. They were then used for all forms of labor, mostly mining gold and silver.

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The Native American Indians had to live at Carmel Mission while the government was trying to contain all of the Native Americans on reservations. The Native Americans at the mission were treated very badly. They were beaten and starved. Many died.

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They were there because they were helping the Missions Santa Clara de Asis building something

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They were plowing feild, feeding animals, and growing crops and produce.

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