In the early 1900s, a common Latter-day Saint legend described how settlers in Provo were told by Native Americans that they had seen angels who declared that the people in this town would be blessed. Some of those blessings came about through…

Violence seemed inevitable. The tension building between the Ute Native Americans and White Mormon settlers over the past year had reached its peak. When church members first entered the Utah territory in 1847, they chose to settle in the Salt Lake…