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Title A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Creator Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909
Subject Polygamy; Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909--Diaries; Mormons--Utah--Saint George--Social life and customs; Mormon women--Utah--Saint George--Diaries; Saint George (Utah)--Social life and customs; St. George (Utah)
Description The journal of Elizabeth Kane covers the period of time she and her husband, General Thomas L. Kane, spent in St. George during the 1870's. Her particular interests were St. George and the surrounding area, Mormons and Mormonism, Indians, and the lives and roles of women. Preface and notes by Norman R. Bowen. Profile of Elizabeth Kane by Mary Karen Bowen Solomon.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Bowen, Norman R.; Bowen-Solomon, Mary Karen; Ward, Margery W.; Cooley, Everett L.; Madsen, Brigham D.; Tyler, Lyman S.
Date 1995
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 14
Coverage 1872-1873
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 17 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Back Book
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Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 834.S15 K36 1995
ARK ark:/87278/s6q81cb6
Topic Mormons; Diaries; Polygamy; Mormon women; Utah--Saint George
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 328144
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6

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Title Gentile Account, page 023
Description need to be something more than our timid village lads. They are often killed by Indians, being but feeble defenders of the cattle, and must be always on the alert for hidden enemies. I believe it was only two years ago that the herd boys of this set- tlement were attacked, and one of them killed by the Pi-edes.35 Even the heroic son of Jesse would not have relished this addition to his perils with the lion and the bear!j6 In the evening my husband brought in D. C.3i-a brave man who was for a long time a missionary among the Moquis Indians38 in whom even I must admit that I cannot help taking a great interest. Th ey are a strange race of half civilised Indians living across the Colorado in Arizona, and like the Zunis of New Mexico, dwelling in walled towns. I have read many of the facts C. told me before, but some were new. He says that the Moquis differ from all other Indians he has known in the earnestness of their belief that the spirits of their fore- fathers hover round them, and that some day they will be able to talk with them. They bury their dead in an upright position; %i most Mormon communities, herd boys picked up the livestock of the villagers in the morning and drove them to the common pasturage outside the fenced settlement for daytime grazing. In the evening they herded them back to the village and down the streets to their individual barns to be milked and/or bedded down for the night. Barrington, Great Ba.rin Kingdom, 9. `"Samuel 1:16. %;This is probably David Cannon, the local blacksmith who had been a missionary to the Indians. In 1872 he was a counselor to Daniel D. IMcArthur, bishop of the St. George Ward. November 1, 1872, Report of the Southern Mission (L.D.S. Historian's Department). i"Xlso known as ,Moki or Hopi Pueblo Indians. For more information on this unique tribe see Frederick Webb Hodge, Handbook, of .Imerican Indians (Washington, D.C.: United States Printing Office, 1912), 560-61. 23
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 327982
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327982