The Black Hawk War; Utah's Unspoken Truth
This is our website's Main Menu of all the Stories & Topics we have on the Utah Black Hawk War. All story and topic titles are organized in chronological order according to date when the event took place, and are grouped by category i.e. 'European Colonization' etc.:
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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
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.
Peter Gottfredson's Book Indian Depredations In Utah.
Peter In The Indian Camps
Eulogy to Peter Gottfredson 1934
Veterans of the Utah Black Hawk War
BRIEF SYNOPSIS OF PETER GOTTFREDSON
*Author Phillip B Gottfredson
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
National Museum of the American Indian
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
MEMORIAL OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF UTAH
BARAK OBAMA HAS MADE TO THE AMERICAN INDIAN PEOPLE
The Land Of The Lamanites
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