The Ute Indians of Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico

The Ute Indians of Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico

by Virginia McConnell Simmons
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0870816470

ISBN-13: 9780870816475

Pub. Date: 09/28/2001

Publisher: University Press of Colorado


Using government documents, archives, and local histories, Simmons has painstakingly separated the often repeated and often incorrect hearsay from more accurate accounts of the Ute Indians.

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Using government documents, archives, and local histories, Simmons has painstakingly separated the often repeated and often incorrect hearsay from more accurate accounts of the Ute Indians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870816475
Publisher:
University Press of Colorado
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
346
Sales rank:
781,718
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsix
List of Mapsxi
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgmentsxvii
1 Mother Earth, Father Sky1
2 The Núu-ci13
3 The Coming of the White Man (1598-1821)29
4 Trappers, Traders, and Transition (1810-1846)47
5 On a Collision Course (1846-1858)83
6 Sherman's Solution: Freeze and Starve (1859-1867)107
7 Attempts to Create Reservations (1868-1874)131
8 Beating Plowshares into Swords (1875-1881)169
9 The Unraveling Begins (1882-1895)199
10 Disorder and Chaos (1896-1915)221
11 From the Ashes: Today's Ute Indians241
Notes259
Bibliography281
Index301

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