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Red Cloud the Friendly Indian

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6k64g79
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323884
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79

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Title Red Cloud the Friendly Indian
Description the trees and covering then with many layers of pine needles, a long, cold winter could be expected, and the taller the sunflowers grew, the deeper the snow would "be. He would tell how the beaver, with their sharp teeth, would bite the young trees off and carry them to the mountain streams, where along with mud, they would build dams and form ponds of water for them to live in and enjoy. He would explain how the deer would shed their horns during the winter months and then grow new ones in the early spring. Red Cloud was familiar with all the animals and rodents of the forest. He knew their names and their habits. He understood the foliage, flowers and many plants of nature. He knew where the streams and water holes were located and would schedule his travels so he and Eoxana always had plenty for their needs. Red Cloud always wore a dark felt hat and his pants, jacket, gloves and moccasins were made of buckskin attractively decorated with fringe and beads. He spoke broken English and was interesting to be around. When asked if they could take his picture he said, "Me no feel good with no gun," so he was handed a gun and after he had removed all the shells, he would allow his picture to be taken. One morning, after the three men had enjoyed a good breakfast together, the herders were in a hurry to pull up camp for it was necessary to move to another camp site, fled Cloud bid them goodbye and with his blanket roll under his arm, started down the trail, at the same time calling for Roxana. The pony was usually quite prompt in coming as soon as her master called her name, but this morning she seemed to be taking her time. The herders had put hobbles on her the night before and turned her loose to graze with the other horses during the night. Some time later, Ferald, having the tent and all the camp equipment snugly arranged into the saddle bags and loaded onto the three pack horses, mounted 87
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Identifier 100_Red Cloud the Friendly Indian.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323834
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323834