Tribute to the Ute

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 02
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about the early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1970
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6251g92
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-24
Date Modified 2005-02-24
ID 324215
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6251g92

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Title Tribute to the Ute
Description In reading about the Indians who occupied this area before white man came, the Ute is described as the lowliest overhangs and crevices, in caves, or in crude brush huts. In their poor natural conditions, they dressed in rabbit skins, and dieted on roots and seeds, grasshoppers and jackrabbits. With their nomadic hunting and gathering way of life, their primitive culture was simple and crude. There seems to be a sort of mystery as to the origin of the Ute. Although their ceremonial religion, rock art, and crude utensils were typical of the Aztec Indians of Mexico, their legends of the creation of the world, the Until they acquired horses, they were known as poor "diggers," who were sometimes shot at for sport. At the Arrapeen, Sanpitch, Ammon, and Tobiah, were trying to change the Ute into a mounted warrior tribe. The Sanpete bloody battles, savage attacks, and torture of innocent incidents took place in the lives of their ancestors to into murderous savages who enjoyed mutilating their victims beyond recognition? It is said that Ute mothers laughed and played with their children, and reprimanded them when they misbehaved. Did the Ute woman seek a husband in carefully sewn leather and beaded finery? Did she care for the needs of her children and husband with love and tenderness, or was she Tilling the soil and raising crops was not their way - 4 -
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Identifier 010_Tribute to the Ute.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 2
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324208
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6251g92/324208