Monthly Archives: June 2009

Ruess or Not Ruess

National Geographic claims they have found the remains and burial site of folk- and cult-hero Everett Ruess.  Ruess disappeared in southern Utah in 1934.  He was 20-years old at the time of his disappearance.

Posted in Navajoland, Personalities, Travel, utah | 5 Comments

A Unique People?

Elder Dallin Oaks, in the April 2009 Semi-annual LDS conference, spoke about “Unselfish Service”.  I had great hopes for this conference talk.  Elder Oaks is a highly respected jurist, educator, writer, and GA.  But his talk fell well short of my … Continue reading

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