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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 Lake to get advice. Brigham sent George Bean and Porter Rockwell with a letter and a stern rebuke for " interfering with the work of the Lord" --and a wagon load of goods to trade for skins and as gifts to please the I ndians. Walker was enraged by the letter and stopped on it, declaring Brigham a fool. The Indians had always lived in the area and had never needed forts. When told that the United States Army, stationed at Camp Floyd, west of Utah Lake, was settlers and I ndians, he pledged that he and his warriors would help fight the army. But a conflict of interest remained. The and they took care that their herds would multiply fast. Native nieadows of broadleaf and wire grass were the only source of " hay" and By late spring feed was very short. Horses ate bark; buds and twigs were fed to cows. Canyons and nearby ranges were soon badly overgrazed. Game that the Indians depended on disappeared for lack of feed. In addition, the livestock so there were no seeds to harvest for winter. The walker War was named after the Ute Chief, but he was not involved in its beginning. The conflict, which spread north to the mountains above Salt Lake City and south to Par owan, started near oprincrville. Mrs. James I vie traded some flour for three fish which an Indian brought to her door. The Indian woman's husband, seeing the flour she had, thought it was too little in payment for the fish and he and took the part of the Indian wife. The two men scuffled to get possession of a gun and in the process broke it. Ivie had the barrel and hit the squaw who had recovered enough to attack Ivie, a no woundfid another Indian who had 80
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Identifier 094_Walkara.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325050
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/325050