The estimable Jack Welch suggests some helpful resources from BYU Studies for the questions raised by the New York Times account:
These can go along with the links supplied yesterday by The Interpreter Foundation:
And, while I’m at it, happy Pioneer Day to all!
We’re going to be spending part of the day with a family gathering at a small but beautiful family place up a side road off of Parley’s Canyon. Travel has manifold charms, but so do family and home.