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Indian canyon / James Douglass, 1983 January 25

Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 5 Item

Scope and Contents note

Report by Utah State University folklore student James Douglass, who collected information from Stuart Howell and Wayne Haucey. Two Indians attack the settlement and flee into the nearby canyon with a baby girl. They are pursued, the girl is recovered, and one of the Indians is killed when he is thrown from his horse. The Indian's yell and his horse's scream can still be heard in the canyon.


  • 1983 January 25

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Collection of supernatural non-religious legends must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


2 p.



General note

Informant was male.

General note

Creator's sex is unknown.

General note

Collector was male.

General note

Collector was informant's friend.

General note

Item collected in Smithfield, Utah.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States