|Once again the great store of knowledge about Southwest
Colorado gleaned by Howard Greager from fifty or more years of personal
interviews with the area's 'old-timers' has manifested itself in book form.
With the help of at least a dozen authors of books about the Utes in early
Colorado, he obtained enough background information to form a nucleus for
the blending of the many true historical events that he has tucked away
in his memory. It is almost magical how the mind, once the association fibers
begin their chain of connections, makes the needed bits of stored material
By researching the works of the authors who wrote the bulk of Ute history - and by their very kind permission to use those works - this book was made possible. Because the Ute people did not have a written language until the twentieth century, the only available history.
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