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NEWS Here are the Latest research updates of the Black Hawk War in Utah. Since 2003 we have made every effort to accurately portray the Black Hawk War from the vantage point of the Native peoples of Utah – a reference point that we believe has been deliberately ignored.

BLACK HAWK WAR TIMELINE Detailed timeline of the events of the Utah Black Hawk War from the Mormons arrival in Utah in the year 1847, to the the American Indian Religious Freedom Act in the year 1978. This Timeline chronicles 21 years of Mormon depredations against the Timpanogos Indian Nation.


FORT UTAH & BATTLE CREEK MASSACRES Three stories Battle Creek, Old Bishop and Fort Utah all occurred within the year 1849 between the Timpanogos Tribe and the Mormon militia. They are all relevant to having contributed significantly to the cause of the Black Hawk War that followed.

"FOR AMERICA TO LIVE, EUROPE MUST DIE" The following speech was given by Russell Means in July 1980, before several thousand people who had assembled from all over the world for the Black Hills International Survival Gathering, in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It is Russell Means's most famous speech.

CIRCLEVILLE MASSACRE On April 21, 1866 at Circleville, Utah, the Black Hawk War was at it's peak when 24 Paiute men women and children, innocent of any wrong doing, were brutally murdered, their throats cut one-by-one then buried in a mass grave to be forgotten.

THE TIMPANOGOS UTE OXYMORON For over a century, Black Hawk War historians in Utah have mistakenly identified the Snake-Shoshone Timpanogostzis Nation as being Colorado Utes. The Utes and Timpanogos are two distinctly different Tribes in origin, language, and customs.

CHIEF ANTONGA BLACK HAWK'S GRAVE ROBBED Just 49 years had passed since Antonga Black Hawk had been laid to rest in 1870 at Spring Lake, Utah, when members of the LDS Mormon Church robbed the contents of his grave in 1919.

SOURCE MATERIAL Back then there was hardly any information about the Utah Black Hawk War to be found on the internet. Owner and founder, and an old-school web-designer, Phillip B Gottfredson...