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Before the Saints

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title Before the Saints
Description forced out of the valley that was their home, and some adopted the white man's culture. They either blended in or faded away. Before the white men came to Sanpete, the valley was populated by several different tribes of nomadic Amerinds. The Sanpitch Utes and Piutes were common. These people nomadic, following the game, not staying in one location settlements. The Fremont people of Sanpete were of a different culture. They were farmers who lived in man-made structures made of adone in the area where the city of £phrain) now stands. The Fremonts had varied forms of architecture, such as turtle-back adobe granaries. They made pottery, gaming tended their crops. The bones of bison and antelope have been found at the sites of their early villages. It is homes over 600 years aso bv croups of warrino nomadic-hunters. It is assumed that the Fremont people are descendents of the Anasazi. The Anasazi were a people who recognized the immense powers of Nature and were subject to its whims, but refused to bow before its inevitability. These people are known as "the children of light." They inhabited the lands south of Sanpete prior to 1250 A.D. The Anasazi continuity from the early Basketmakers of 700 B.C. to their modern day descendants. The cliff-dwellings built by these ancient people between A.D. 1000 and 1500 are the most of the white man. These ancient people built great cities which survived for thousands of years, believing that they School children were long taught that Columbus discovered America. Now it is generally believed that people 23
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Identifier 039_Before the Saints.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324395
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324395