The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons - Chapter XIV, To Zuni Summary & Analysis

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Chapter XIV, To Zuni Summary and Analysis

The group leaves Tusayan on October 28 and travels to Navajo country. They have a number of Indians with them to transport the goods they acquired at the pueblos. The group reaches the old Fort Defiance on October 29 and spends the next day there. The next day they reach Rock Spring and then on to Fort Wingate at the foot of the Zuni Plateau where they separate from the pack train. They explore the ruins of the area. They visit the town of Zuni and learn the customs of the Indians and their structure of government.

Their arrival at Fort Wingate basically marked the end of the exploration of the Colorado Valley. They Powell group and others surveyed and mapped the region.

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