Indian Sport

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 10
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1978
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Indian Sport
Description Happily we recollect and singing to its memory we chant, "We knew you could! We knew you could! We knew you could!" Sources; John K. Olsen, Ephraim; Oscar Ekberg, Salt Lake City; Jay Anderson, Elizabeth D. Madsen, Manti. INDIAN SPORT Louise F. Seely Mt. Pleasant, Utah Senior Citizen Division Second Place Historical Essay I was loitering a little on my way home from school and had just turned the corner of the last block from home when I saw her in the distance-a small, dusky Indian maiden coming she was dressed in a soft doeskin dress with beaded belt, fringed at the bottom of the skirt and the loose sleeaves. A beaded headband held her jet black braids in place, and was about sixteen years, just my age. I slowed my pace hopeful that our paths would, cross and I could perhaps speak to her--or at least smile at her. But as she drew closer she seemed preoccupied and only gave me a fleeting glance; then she turned slightly and looked over her shoulder, down the road behind her. In that moment I saw that she was beautiful--dark skinned, small, and dainty, and there was in the furtive, quick glance at me a feeling of anxiety--perhaps fear--and at the moment I, too, 1ooked down the road. Several blocks down the road I could see an Indian bjck riding an Indian pony, redman fashion, without benefit of saddle or blanket and waving hfs arms in the air, whooping and hollering in a way I had never seen before. A sixth sense told me the Indian had been drinking-and now I sensed why the fear of the little maiden. The Indian girl began running, but she was no match for the galloping pony, and I stood transfixed at the drama unfolding before me. As the buck overtook her, he threw a lasso -111-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323685
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