Gentile Account, page 053

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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
Format application/pdf
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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
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Title Gentile Account, page 053
Description live, until his own increases too much, when they take up their abode in one of the empty houses of their ancestors. He says they [KC: The Moquis] consecrate meal, which they as well as the Navajoes sprinkle on the waters of a river they fear to cross, and adds that if I had looked I might have seen a little parcel of meal tucked into old Ah-hilska's belt when he was here, carried by him, as leader of the party, against emergencies. Mr. Cannon and one of the Youngs were present. The latter said that the Mormons succeeded in persuading nearly all the inhabitants of a Moquis village to overcome their traditional reluctance to emigrate across the Colorado. They were to settle somewhere near Kanab. The leader took some consecrated meal, and threw a little in the air, a little on the ground and some on the waters of the Colorado. Before that he had asked the Mormons either to retire, or to join in the worship he was about to offer, as he had done in theirs. After the ceremony was over they prepared to cross, but one of the rafts loaded with their goods tipped over and went whirling down the current. They took it as an intimation that they were doing wrong in anticipating the time when the same three prophets who drove their ancestors South across the Colorado, should reappear in accordance with their prophecy to lead them over the river again. Nothing would induce them to cross after that! This sending the young people out on Missions has at least the advantage of giving the Mormons differently contrasted views of life. K. brought in today a celebrated Indian mission- ary to give me "Bannock" and "Shoshone" information. I had pen and ink ready to note down their religious customs and 53
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328012
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