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They knew how to farm corn as well as to hunt and gather wild plants. Northern and Northwestern Shoshones sometimes visited the basin.
A band of Utes called the Uinta-ats lived in the Uinta Basin beginning in about A. At that time, the basin provided these people many resources for food, clothing, and shelter.
This left a much-reduced and disjointed Uintah-Ouray Reservation, which shrank from almost four million acres in 1882 to about 360,000 acres in 1909.
Unlike much of the state, Brigham Young did not send settlers here. And they settled the area much later than the rest of the state, beginning in 1905.
The Tavaputs Plateau forms the southern rim of the basin, and the Wasatch Mountains form the western rim. C., people in the Uinta Basin hunted big game such as mammoth and bison.
During the next 6,000 years, called the Archaic period, people gathered plant foods in addition to hunting. They lived in houses that were partly underground (called pithouses).
Quick facts Interesting facts What the land is like Some prehistory Some history About the economy Area: 3,255 square miles Population County seat: Duchesne Where it got its name: after the Duchesne River, named by William H. Louis, or for a French-Canadian trapper, or after a Ute word.
Main cities and towns: Roosevelt, Duchesne, Myton, Economy: livestock, alfalfa and hay, oil, natural gas Interesting places: High Uintas Wilderness Area, King's Peak, Starvation Reservoir, Big Sand Wash Reservoir The wild and rugged Uinta Mountains rise up in the north part of Duchesne County—so the county can claim the state's highest mountain, King's Peak.
That is the year the government opened the reservation to non-Indians.