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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 Priesthood. Walker and three others were Walker himself became ill during a meeting of Indians at Utah Lake, a favorite gathering administered to and blessed by Brigham, who was doctor bled the Chief and did what else he could and recovery began. But when some Shoshones raided the camp and made off with a few horses, the Chief was quickly well and on the trail with his men. They caught up with the Shoshones at Echo Canyon, killed seven men and women, took captives and forty horse. This victory required a celebration, which of the town were required to watch horsemen in war paint, feathers and full war dress, prisoners whose heads had been shaved, and women prisoners carrying scalps of the killed Indians on poles. War whoops and gun shots filled the air. The hawk of the Mountains had human prey on display. A young resident of Manti was caught between Indian custom and Mormon belief. It provide a visiting Chief with a young, beautiful bedfellow, as would Navajo, Hopi or other tribes. Pratt told him that if he were to get a whi te woman he would have to woo her. So, Walker dressed in a brown broadcloth suit, hid until he saw John Lowry and his wife leave home, and then entered their home without knocki ng. Relying on his splendor and best English to impress their daughter, Mary, he her. He said President Young had instructed Bishop Morley to build a house for him that would be the best in town and added that he "I am already married," she replied. 78
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Identifier 092_Walkara.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325048
Reference URL