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    • A Washakie Anecdote;

    • A Washakie Anecdote;
    • A brief story of a young white woman's first encounter with, Washakie.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Identity; Indian children; Indian women; Whites--relations with Indians; Enthohistory; Washakie, approximately 1804-1900;
    • Agent Beck to Commissioner dated Aug. 2, 1897

    • Agent Beck to Commissioner dated Aug. 2, 1897
    • Letter regards a report of Indians in communication with the federal government. The Indians feel they should be able to hunt, and travel when and where they want, just as the white man.
    • Indians of North America; indian/white relations; ethnohistory; land use; land rights; culture; language; federal government;
    • Agent Brennan to Agent Hall dated July 6, 1906

    • Agent Brennan to Agent Hall dated July 6, 1906
    • A group of Indians from Wyoming have arrived at the receiver's agency and they lack a 'pass'. Police are sent to send them home.
    • Indians of North America; indian/white relations; ethnohistory; land use; land rights; culture; language; federal government;
    • Agent Hall to Commissioner dated Sept. 6, 1907

    • Agent Hall to Commissioner dated Sept. 6, 1907
    • Hall informs the commissioner that there is no need to worry about Indians leaving there reservations to join an 'absent' group of Utes. Apparently, they've received word that the living conditions at that point are highly unfavorable, and that...
    • Indians of North America; ethnohistory; land use; migration
    • Beneath These Red Cliffs: An Ethnohistory of Utah Paiutes;

    • Beneath These Red Cliffs: An Ethnohistory of Utah Paiutes;
    • In this new and updated edition---with a foreword by Lora Tom, chairwoman of the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah---Holt recounts the survival of a people against all odds. A compound of rapid white settlement of the most productive Southern Paiute...
    • Indians of North America--History; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Ethnohistory;
    • Corn Brought to the Earth;

    • Corn Brought to the Earth;
    • In the very early days, when everyone was small, poor, and hungry, a local mother sent her son across the sky, to the distant country of the Shin-au-av, in search of subsidence. After passing Shin-au-av's enemy test (in which he drinks cactus...
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • Dissertation on Ute Indians;

    • Dissertation on Ute Indians;
    • History of the Ute people prior to and after encountering European-Americans;
    • Indians of North America; Allotment of land; Black Hawk War, 1832; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Ethnohistory; Agriculture; Federal Government; Frontier and pioneer life.; Indian Reservations; Whites--Relations with Indians; Indians of North America;...
    • General Discussion From Story of the Flood [1];

    • General Discussion From Story of the Flood [1];
    • The general discussion of the story of the flood provides a meta-analytic perspective of the story purpose, general structure, and metaphors.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • How Ai-ai got his Wife [II];

    • How Ai-ai got his Wife [II];
    • Ai-ai (the turtle) discovers the love of his life has another suitor. Ai-ai wins his wife from her father after defeating his competitor in combat;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • Hu-pats visits the Jay nation on the Kaibab;

    • Hu-pats visits the Jay nation on the Kaibab;
    • Ku-puts and Ku-kwats work together to hunt with exceptional success and impress the nation of Jay. Ku-puts (the fox); kui-ala (the bear); Ku-kwats (the spider).;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • I Remember Hiawatha;

    • I Remember Hiawatha;
    • Utah Historical Quarterly Article regarding two young white teachers who taught in a little school in Hiawatha, Utah, close to Price in the Uintah Basin. Their relations with students and parents of different ethnicities, their teaching, and the...
    • Indians of North America; Photographs; Indians of North America--Education; Indians of North America--Dwellings; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Mormons; Religion; Ethnohistory;
    • Letter from Agent J.A. Byrnes dated August 2, 1888;

    • Letter from Agent J.A. Byrnes dated August 2, 1888;
    • Agent J.A. Byrnes provides a list of names of Ute Indians whom he believes, based on their merit, are entitled to shares from land sales;
    • Ethnohistory; Land Use; Culture; Language; Indians of North America; Federal Government; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Uintah and Ouray Agency; Indian agents; Whites--Relations with Indians;
    • On Spirits (Numas);

    • On Spirits (Numas);
    • This document catalogs different Native American perspecitves on Spirts: Mo-go-au (spirit who dwells in a man); Teu-gau (spirit of an old woman); U-nu-pits (pygmy); etc.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • Ong, Chai-ok and Shin-au-av go to a distant mountain to gather pine-nuts;

    • Ong, Chai-ok and Shin-au-av go to a distant mountain to gather pine-nuts;
    • Ong, Chai-ok, and Shin-au-av go travel to a distant mountain with the goal of gathered pine nuts to bring home. However, the people of the mountains deceived Shin-au-av and gave him seeds for a Cedar trees instead. This story explains why Cedar...
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • Nuwuvi : a southern Paiute history;

    • Nuwuvi : a southern Paiute history;
    • Nuwuvi – A Southern Paiute History: Contents Include: “Corn is brought to the Earth” The Nuwuvi “Onga, Ogochiok, and Shinau-av Go to a Distant Mountain to Gather Pine Nuts” “The First Intruder: Explorers, Traders and Slavers” “The...
    • Indians of North America; Hunting; Agriculture; Food; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Mormons; Indian Reservations; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Land Use; Whites--Relations with Indians; Indians of North America--Education;
    • Shin-au-av and Nu-wa-pa-kuts Survive a Snowstorm;

    • Shin-au-av and Nu-wa-pa-kuts Survive a Snowstorm;
    • When Shin-au-av and Nu-wa-pa-kuts go on a hike in the mountains, a snowstorm overcomes them. Nu-wa-pa-kuts becomes known for wisdom after saving Shin-au-av from an icy death.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • Shin-au-av and The Flood;

    • Shin-au-av and The Flood;
    • One day when the sea was angry, Shin-au-av shot it with an arrow and it burst into many small pieces. It then flooded the land until Shin-au-av and his companions almost starved to death.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • Shin-au-av and To-ko-puts Play Games of Deception;

    • Shin-au-av and To-ko-puts Play Games of Deception;
    • Shin-au-av and To-ko-puts (the turtle) play tricks on each other, pretending to be dead when they are not. Eventually, the tricks backfire and To-ko-puts ends up with a rock in the face, which explains his long nose.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • Shoshonean Peoples and the Overland Trails;

    • Shoshonean Peoples and the Overland Trails;
    • This compilation of Dale Morgan's historical work on Indians in the Intermountain West focuses primarily on the Shoshone who lived near the Oregon and California trails.;
    • Indians of North America; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Federal Government; Wakara, Ute Chief, 1808-1877; Ethnohistory;
    • Story of Eagle;

    • Story of Eagle;
    • This document catalogs different Indian names and their English translation from the Story of Eagle.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • Story of Hu-pats and Kom;

    • Story of Hu-pats and Kom;
    • This letter gives definitions of Ute terminology, a description of Ute mountain territories near the Grand Canyon, and conveys an encounter with a group of Indians who chose to stay with him. The letter also recounts a story told by the Indians...
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • The abandoned Boy;

    • The abandoned Boy;
    • After two young brothers are left behind by the family and friends, they struggle on a long journey only to find them dead and their sisters taken away. The story ends in triumph, however, after they stalk down their enemies, kill them, rescue...
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • The First Child Born [II];

    • The First Child Born [II];
    • A young Shin-au-av learns about the pitfalls of eternal life.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • The origin of the Canyons of the Colorado;

    • The origin of the Canyons of the Colorado;
    • This is the story of how the Colorado river and canyons were formed. After the leader of the Utes loses his beloved wife, Ta-vwoats(?) rolls a magic ball across the land so he can travel to go see her in the spirit world.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • The Quarrels of Pu-ni and Ta-vwats (The Skunk and the Chipmink);

    • The Quarrels of Pu-ni and Ta-vwats (The Skunk and the Chipmink);
    • Pu-ni (the skunk) and Ta-vwats (the chipmonk) get in a fight over deer meet. The story culminates in the origin of such historical phrases as "The angry man kills his best friends" and "An angry man stinks".;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • The Son of the Younger Shin-au-av is Punished for Disobedience;

    • The Son of the Younger Shin-au-av is Punished for Disobedience;
    • A young Shin-au-av disobeys his elders and crosses a forbidden barrier to observe people fighting on another mountain. Shin-au-av then learns an important lesson of disobedience after a stray stone strikes his arm and breaks it.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;
    • The story of the Moon;

    • The story of the Moon;
    • After the Shin-au-av brothers awoke from the slumber they found they had lost all their hair (or fur). They soon discover that insects had taken their hair and put it on a great object which rose up into the heavens. This story explains the Ute...
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages;

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