Ute Indian Tribes

The Utah Indian Wars of 1866

February 8, 2016 admin 0

While Mormon settlement of Utah began in 1847, American Indians had inhabited the region for thousands of years. The Mormon settlements displaced and disrupted the […]

Utah’s Black Hawk War

Utah’s Black Hawk War

October 10, 2015 admin 0

During 1865 to 1867, American and Mormon settlers in Utah were engaged in a war with a small group of Ute, Paiute, and Navajo warriors […]

The Great Basin Tribes

The Great Basin Tribes

May 6, 2014 admin 0

The Great Basin includes the high desert regions between the Sierra Nevada and the Rocky Mountains. It is bounded on the north by the Columbia […]

Ancient America: Hovenweep

May 27, 2011 admin 0

In 1854 a Mormon expedition under the leadership of W. D. Huntington reported finding some ancient ruins in southeast Utah. Twenty years later, the photographer […]

Ancient America: Utah

January 5, 2011 admin 0

( – promoted by navajo) Ten thousand years ago, Native American people in what is now Utah had a lifeway that was centered around a […]

Utah’s Black Hawk War

September 21, 2010 admin 0

( – promoted by navajo) During 1865 to 1867, American and Mormon settlers in Utah were engaged in a war with a small group of […]

Utah’s Walker War

September 20, 2010 admin 0

( – promoted by navajo) The Walker War was a conflict between the Mormon settlers in Utah and Utah’s aboriginal peoples, the Ute. The leader […]