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By Celinda R. Kaelin

ISBN-10: 0738548472

ISBN-13: 9780738548470

ISBN-10: 1531629946

ISBN-13: 9781531629946

millions of years prior to Zebulon Pike's identify grew to become hooked up to this recognized mountain, Pikes height used to be domestic to indigenous humans. those First countries left no written checklist in their sojourn right here, yet what they did depart have been stone circles, rigorously crafted arrowheads and stone instruments, enigmatic petroglyphs, and culturally scarred bushes. within the 1500s, Spanish explorers documented their destinations, language, and numbers. within the 1800s, mountain males and respectable explorers reminiscent of Pike, Fremont, and lengthy additionally wrote approximately those First international locations. Comanche, Apache, Arapaho, Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Lakota made incursions into the quarter. those international locations contested Ute land ownership, harvested the plentiful flora and fauna, 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 height every year to accomplish their sacred Sundance Ceremony.

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