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America's Ancient Inhabitants (30 October 1893)

TitleAmerica's Ancient Inhabitants (30 October 1893)
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1893
AuthorsRicks, Joel E.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number44
Date Published30 October 1893
KeywordsAncient America - North America; Archaeology; Arizona; Cement; Irrigation; Metallurgy; Native Americans - Zuni

This series gives a report of the author’s explorations in Salt River Valley, Arizona, wherein he hypothesizes that the inhabitants of Salt River Valley came from Hagoth’s voyages to the north country (Alma 63). The peoples had buildings and temples made of cement and probably used metal. The third and final part discusses Native American traditions.