The Ancestral Puebloans Mesa Verde National Park is a world heritage site located in Montezuma County, Colorado. Among these ruins lived the Ancestral Puebloan Native Americans. Though historians disagree as to when this culture emerged, the…

Fort Utah, which would eventually become Provo, was established in April 1849. Initial interactions with the nearby Utes were strained, yet Natives would visit the fort. Occasionally a piece of livestock would be carried off, but careful negotiations…

This site highlights the fraught relationship that often existed between white settlers and Native Americans in Utah Territory. The Battle Creek Marker is in what is now known as Pleasant Grove, Utah. Here, on the morning of March 5, 1849, the…