At one time, this area of Colorado was populated by the Ute Indian tribe who told stories and legends to explain things that might not be explainable. Here are a few legends and stories from the Ute tribes.
One such legend, or curse, as they say, was put on this area by the Ute, as they believed the land that now makes up Palisade, Grand Junction, and Fruita was sacred. Once the white man moved in, they put the so-called Grand Valley curse on the land.
After doing some digging, we found a few other interesting stories and legends that these people once --maybe still do-- believed.
[The University of Utah]
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