Which Indigenous people were the earliest inhabitants of the area that is now Capitol Reef National Park?

The Quiz: Which Indigenous people were the earliest inhabitants of the area that is now Capitol Reef National Park?

A Apache
B Fremont
C Ute

Archaeologists suspect that hunter-gatherers migrated through the area as early as 12,000 years ago, but it’s known that the Fremont people first settled here about 2,000 years ago. Famous for their unique style of basketry, the Fremont left many pictographs and petroglyphs on the Navajo Sandstone in present-day Capitol Reef National Park.

The correct answer to this quiz is Fremont.

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