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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
Format application/pdf
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
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Title Walkara
Description agriculture. That fitted with the church' s plan to build the Kingdom of God in the valleys of the mountains and Brigham promised to send settlers before the last moon of the year. children, were sent to settle in the Sanpitch Valley. There were Indians in the area, but Walkara was not among them. The agreement at the Bowery between Young and Walkara was poorly understood. The Church and its members had no implements, tools or that could be done was to establish the Indian farm on Twelve Mile Creek (Mayfield). A white farmer was paid $600 a year to supervise field and livestock operations. The produce belonged to the Indians. In 1856, it was estimated that produce of this and of Indian farms in Spanish Fork and Parowan was worth about S25,000. had contact with Walkara. Parley P. Pratt and fifty horsemen had been sent to explore as far south as the Virgin River to locate sites for settlements. He came upon the Chief on the Sevier River and gave him the hundred pounds of flour that Brigham had sent. The Chief said man' s disease against which they had no immunity. Pratt advised the Chief to send his sick to Manti; there they were administered to Relief Society, whose knowledge of rudimentary medicine was considerable, did all they could to comfort the sick Indians. For his part, Walkara sent his brother Ammon to guide Pratt's exploring party. teaching the gospel to the Indians. On March 13, 16 50, more than a hundred were baptized in the cold water of Manti Creek, Walkara among them. Bishop Morley renamed him Walker. The teaching continued, and by June 1851 some of the converts were deemed worthy to hold the 77
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Identifier 091_Walkara.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325047
Reference URL