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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
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325053
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Title Walkara
Description the Desert. Walkara continued as horse-thief and California heist. His tribe also was known for slave trade. Utes captured women and children from weaker tribes and sold them in Mexico, California or New Mexico, where slave trade was legal. The Mormons. Once, on being denied a sale, Arrapeen became so infuriated that he swung a boy around and then dashed his brains out on enacted a law against slavery, stopping the to be no recorded court cases against Indians for engaging in the trade. One historian has children were raised in Pioneer families, some of them being purchased to rescue them and not for the purchaser's gain. The settling of Mormon pioneers on Indian land, beginning in 184 7 when Brigham Young led the first group to the Salt Lake Valley, brought a new dimension to the encounter between Indian and white man. The initiative was taken by Walkara. Perhaps these people were the "big hats. " But too many moons had passed and the chief of the white men had not visited Walkara, so he and his band drove a hundred horses into Salt Lake v al ley a nd canipsd on the Jordan River, west of the Mormon settle-ment. In a few days President Young returned of Indian and Church leaders was convened in the Bowery. Smoking the pipe of peace came first, horse trading later. Walkara boasted of the fertile soil in his Sanpete Valley and of the tall timber in the mountains. He asked Brighain to send settlers to the area to teach his people how to live by 7 fi
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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 325046
Reference URL