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Prehistoric
1. The Paleo-Indians were the first inhabitants of Utah, followed by the Archaic people. How long ago did these American Indians live in Utah? How did their lives compare?

a. Uinta Basin
b. Prehistoric Peoples
c. Native Americans
d. Setting the Stage Native America Revisited
e. This is Utah
f. Brief History of Utah

2. Compare the way of life of Desert Gatherers and the Anasazi and the Fremont. Look at food, agriculture, hunting; shelter; tools; clothing.

a. Anasazi
b. Cliffside Apartments
c. Native Americans
d. Fremont
e. This is Utah
f. Uinta Basin
g. The Green River
h. Setting the Stage: Native America Revisited

3. In what land areas did each group live?

a. See previous list (#2)

4. What happened to each group?

a. See previous list (#2)
b. The Navajos of Utah
c. The White Mesa Utes
d. Brief History of Utah

Historic
1. The five American Indian groups living in Utah at the beginning of Utah's historic period are those still living in Utah. Identify these five American Indian groups.

a. A History of Utah's Native Americans

2. In what ways were their lives similar and different? Compare shelter, food, tools, clothing, language. In which areas of Utah did each inhabit?
                    a. Above site (#1)
                    b. Shoshoni Indians
                    c. Brief History of Utah
                    d. Native Americans
                    e. The Utes, Southern Paiutes, and Goshutes 
                     f. Ute Indians
                    g. Goshute Indians
                    h. This is the Place
                     i. Paiute Indians
                     j. Navajo Indians
                    k. The First Peoples of Utah: The Navajos

3. Geography and climate influenced the way of life for the American Indians. Understand how the Goshutes exhibit an advanced adaptation of life for a desert environment.

                    a. Goshute Indians
                    b. The Utes, Southern Paiutes, and Goshutes  

4. What was different about the Navajos as compared to the other American Indian groups in Utah?

                    a. See #2
                    b. Navajo Indians
                    c. The First Peoples of Utah: The Navajos

5. The horse was introduced to American Indians by the Spanish. Which American Indian groups in Utah used the horse? Understand how the horse contributed to their way of life.

                    a. The Northern Utes of Utah  
                    b. Contemporary Ute Government Reflects Old Ways  

6. Across the American West, American Indian-white relations were unsettled at best. Understand the general trend of American Indian-white relations in Utah. In what ways was it similar and dissimilar to the national trend?

                    a. Chief Ouray, Western Ute  
                    b. Native American Relations  
                    c. Native American and European-American Relations  
                    d. Fort Duchesne 
                    e. Utes 
                    f. Ute Government 
                    g. Navajo 
                    h. The Utes, Southern Paiutes, and Goshutes
                     i. Conclusion; the Contemporary Status of Utah Indians
                     j. The Goshute Indians of Utah
                     k. The Northern Utes of Utah
                     l. The Navajos of Utah

7. The types of shelters each group built often reflected its lifestyle. Discuss how and why this is so and what advantages there might be to various types of shelters.

                     a. Native Americans in Utah 
                     b. Setting the Stage; Native America Revisited 
                     c. The Utes, Southern Paiutes, and Goshutes 
                     d. The Goshute Indians of Utah
                     e. The Northern Utes of Utah 
                      f. The Navajos of Utah 
                     g. The White Mesa Utes 

8. Understand how life changed for American Indians during the 20th c. and what their way of life is today.

                    a. Navajo  
                    b. Ute Government   
                    c. The First Peoples of Utah: The Navajos  
                    d. Conclusion; the Contemporary Status of Utah Indians 
                    e. The Northern Utes of Utah  
                     f. The Navajos of Utah  
                    g. The White Mesa Ute

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From War to War
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