Celinda R. Kaelin's American Indians of the Pikes Peak Region (Images of PDF

By Celinda R. Kaelin

millions of years prior to Zebulon Pike's identify grew to become connected to this well-known mountain, Pikes height was once domestic to indigenous humans. those First international locations left no written checklist in their sojourn the following, yet what they did depart have been stone circles, conscientiously crafted arrowheads and stone instruments, enigmatic petroglyphs, and culturally scarred timber. within the 1500s, Spanish explorers documented their destinations, language, and numbers. within the 1800s, mountain males and reliable explorers akin to Pike, Fremont, and lengthy additionally wrote approximately those First countries. Comanche, Apache, Arapaho, Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Lakota made incursions into the area. those countries contested Ute land ownership, harvested the considerable natural world, and paid homage to the robust spirits at backyard of the Gods and Manitou Springs. this day Ute Indians go back to backyard of the Gods and to Pikes top every year to accomplish their sacred Sundance Ceremony.

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