Adventures in the Canyons of the Colorado

By two of its earliest explorers

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,509 / 38 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.9
LoC Category: F
Downloads: 993
Added to site: 2011.09.07
mnybks.net#: 30719
Genre: History
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ue. We were mad; it make us big fools. We are very sorry.

After the council had broken up, so Powell says:

Mr. Hamblin fell into conversation with one of the Indians and held him until the others had left, and then learned more particulars of the death of the three men. They came upon the Indian village almost starved and exhausted with fatigue. They were supplied with food, and put on their way to the [Mormon] settlements. Shortly after they had left, an Indian from the east side of the Colorado arrived at the village and told them about a number of miners having killed a squaw in a drunken brawl, and no doubt these were the men. No person had ever come down the Canyon; that was impossible; they were trying to hide their guilt. In this way he worked them into a great rage. They followed, surrounded the men in ambush, and filled them full of arrows.

This is practically the whole story as told by Powell. For years it has been accepted as the truth. Science is Truth focalized, and there is

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