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Mission Santa Barbara

8 minutes 56 seconds

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Gives a tour of the mission's grounds and museum and tells the history of the mission, the only Californian mission still occupied by the Franciscan order. Includes the involvement of Native Americans in the building and maintenance of the mission and their artistry.

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Runtime: 8 minutes 56 seconds

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