Category: Utah History

What I Do and Don’t Love About National Women’s Equality Day

On National Women’s Equality Day, August 26th, I am certainly glad that women in the U.S. are no longer harassed, manipulated, or shamed out of their fundamental and not male-conceded right to vote. But I dislike the name of the holiday, only because: Equality encompasses about a thousand things beyond voting. How many other social groups were wrongfully delayed their right to vote in … Read More What I Do and Don’t Love About National Women’s Equality Day

I Might Be Writing About Yuttahih

I’m currently writing a book set in historical Utah. Interestingly, today I found out that the state’s name does not have a clear origin. And I’m weird, so I love mysterious stuff like that. On the Quick Facts page of the Utah government site, two theories are presented: Theory 1: The name “Utah” originates from the Native American “Ute” tribe which means people of the mountains. … Read More I Might Be Writing About Yuttahih