The Black Hawk War; Utah's Unspoken Truth

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European Colonization

1452 The Doctrine of Discovery by Phillip B Gottfredson

VIDEO: CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE OF DISCOVERY: by Steve Newcomb Published on Feb. 2, 2016 Steven Newcomb, Author of Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery" addresses the Spotlight of Indigenous Peoples plenary at the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 19th.

1765 Dominguez & Escalante Discover 'The Bearded Ones' (Timpanogos)

1839 John L. O'Sullivan on Manifest Destiny

EVENTS LEADING TO WAR

See: Black Hawk War Timeline

1849-50 Battle Creek & Fort Utah Massacres

1850 The Extermination Order

1853 The Walker War

1854 Brigham Young His "Proper Way To Treat The Indians" 

1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre

BLACK HAWK WAR PERIOD

1865 THE BLACK HAWK WAR

1865 Grass Valley Massacre

1865 The Spanish Fork Treaty 

1866 Circleville Massacre

1866 Black Hawk Mortally Wounded at Gravely Ford

1866 The Old Peace Treaty Tree

1866 Spanish Fork Diamond Creek Battle

1870 The Death Of Black Hawk

More About Timpanogos Chief Antonga Black Hawk:

1847-1919 The Story of Timpanogos Leader Black Hawk

Post War Period

The Timpanogos Nation Official Website

The 'Timpanogos Ute' Oxymoron

1919 Black Hawk's Grave Robbed

1996 Examination Of Chief Black Hawk's Remains

FACTS OF THE BLACK HAWK WAR

In Remembrance of Timpanogos Leaders and Warriors

The Utah Black Hawk War Legacy

Congressional Acts Governing First Nations

Learning Native Ways

Protocols And Ethics

Truth In Education For All

Home Of The Mayan

RUSSEL MEANS

*Peter Gottfredson

Much of the material found on this website comes from Peter Gottfredson who lived with the Timpanogos during the Black Hawk War. Peter is a great-grandfather of author Phillip B Gottfredson.

Indian Depredations in Utah Author Peter Gottfredson MENUPeter Gottfredson's Book Indian Depredations In Utah.

Peter's Autobiography

Peter In The Indian Camps

EXCERPTS

Eulogy to Peter Gottfredson 1934

Veterans of the Utah Black Hawk War

BRIEF SYNOPSIS OF PETER GOTTFREDSON

*Author Phillip B Gottfredson

 Black Hawk's Mission of Peace Author Phillip B Gottfredson MENU Buy The Book! Phillip B Gottfredson shares an intimate perspective of the Timpanogos peoples of Utah and the Black Hawk War of Utah from 1849 to 1873 in his debut Native American history book titled “My Journey to Understand ... BLACK HAWK'S MISSION OF PEACE” (published by Archway Publishing from Simon & Schuster).

Bio and Source Material

Phillip B Gottfredson's BIO and Source material

Archive

National Museum of the American Indian

VIDEOS

The following video collection has been assembled to help further our understanding of the Native American perspective and the Black Hawk War in Utah.

THE VIDEO BLACK HAWK WAR: UTAH'S FORGOTTEN TRAGEDY

Bear River Massacre Memorial 155th Anniversary January 29, 2018

Misc..

MEMORIAL OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF UTAH

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE ARTICLE

PROMISES BARAK OBAMA HAS MADE TO THE AMERICAN INDIAN PEOPLE

The Land Of The Lamanites

The Danites

MAPS

1866 Map of the Black Hawk War See where the battles took place during the war! Phillip never finished this map, but has some good information.

Tribal Locations in America Past and Present Map