Open Hand and Mailed Fist: Mormon-Indian Relations In Utah, 1847-52

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Title Open Hand and Mailed Fist: Mormon-Indian Relations In Utah, 1847-52
Subject Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Mormons; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Whites--Relations with Indians; Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881; Agriculture; War; Culture; Salt Lake City (Utah)
Spatial Coverage Ft. Bridger (Wyo.); Provo (Utah); Tooele (Utah); Sanpete Valley (Utah); Salt Lake City (Utah); West (U.S.)
Keywords Dimick Huntinton; Military; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Wakara, Ute Chief, 1808?-1855
Tribe Paiute; Ute
Creator Christy, Howard A., 1933-
Description Howard A. Christy describes Mormon policy and Indian/White relations during the first five years of Mormon settlement in Utah; he argues that Brigham Young's comment, "It is cheaper to feed the Indians than to fight them" was the product of experience. Christy analyzes land rights and purchasing policy, Ute-Shoshoni relations, theft, trading, conflict and retaliation, etc. This item can be found at the following link: http://content.lib.utah.edu/u?/USHSArchPub,7265
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1978
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Source Utah State Historical Society
Language eng
Relation This article is also a part of UTAH HISTORICAL QUATERLY VOL XLVI (Utah State Historical Society - Historic and Prehistoric Publications Collection)
Coverage Utah
Rights Digital image copyright 2010, University of Utah. All rights Reserved
Holding Location Utah State Hisotorical Society
ARK ark:/87278/s6sv0k8w
Setname uaida_main
Date Created 2010-03-23
Date Modified 2014-02-17
ID 361484
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sv0k8w
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