May 2022

The Last Indian War

Chief Posey, Ute leader during the Last Indian War. Photo courtesy Utah State Historical Society, Mike Hurst donor

As a young man growing up in the small southeastern Utah town of Blanding, I often heard the story of Paiute warrior William Posey, and how he sparked the last Indian war in the United States.


San Juan Record

49 South Main St
PO Box 879
Monticello, UT 84535

Phone: 435.587.2277
Fax: 435.587.3377
Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday