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Author Decker, Peter R., 1934- author

Title "The Utes must go!" : American expansion and the removal of a people / Peter R. Decker
Published Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 235 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents From Spanish neighbors to an American reservation -- "Conquer by kindness" -- "Father Meeker" -- "They deserve a lesson" -- A battle and a massacre -- A peace and removal -- Removal
Summary Tracing three centuries of Ute Indian history, "The Utes Must Go!" chronicles the policies and incidents that led to the involuntary removal of the Ute Indians from Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Historian Peter Decker unveils new critical information on figures such as U.S. Army Maj. Thomas Thornburgh, Interior Secretary Carl Schurz, famed newspaperman Horace Greeley, and Indian Agent Nathan Meeker whose relentless mission to turn Indian hunters into farmers led to the tragedy at Milk Creek in 1879. Decker's research brings to light the complete drama of a proud Indian people sw
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-226) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Office of Indian Affairs. White River Agency (Colo.) -- History.
Ute Indians -- Relocation -- Colorado -- Ute Indian Reservation.
Ute Indians -- Wars, 1879.
White River Massacre, Colo., 1879.
Ute Indian Reservation (Colo.) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003023775
ISBN 1555918484 (electronic bk.)
9781555918484 (electronic bk.)