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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1988
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s68p5xng
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325053
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng

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Title Walkara
Description WALKARA Conrad Frischknecht 12225 Shady Wood Lane Tacoma, Washington FIRST PLACE SHORT STORY An Indian boy born about 1808 on the upper reaches of the Spanish Fork River in Utah was to become et 1egend in the uneasy meeting of old-world Americans and native Americans. He would be known as Hawk of the Mountains, Napoleon of the Desert, Chief of the Utes, Mormon* elder. His presence would be felt among and as far away as California and Mexico, and he would have a war named after him. Walker had to compete with many brothers, among them Arrapeen, Ammon, Joseph, Kopetnic, Kanosh and Sowiette. He grew to be six feet due to his penchant for colorful clothing. He which he came into contact, picked up Spanish from Spamards in the Southwest, and acquired a working knowledge of English from trappers. to find edible plants and game and where water could be found in the vast deserts. He became a crack shot with bow and arrow, and guns. He absorbed his tribe' s history from sachems telling stories. One story was about Dominguez, who passed through the territory years earlier and had. predicted that white meni would come to live among the Utes and teach i them how to live by tilling the soil and! raising livestock. An opportunity for leadership came when Shos hones sneaked into a Ute camp and killed Chief Ora, Walkara' s father. Along with Arrapeen, Waikara pursued the raiders and killed four of them. This display of valor attracted hundreds of adventurous young braves
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325043
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/325043