The Transcontinental Railroad: Paco Yuma's Story

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The Transcontinental Railroad Paco Yuma’s Story Carly Harris St. Bonaventure 8th grade Kushkushkee Trail 603 Words May 11, 1869 Dear Tokala, We have been apart from each other far too long. I am hoping that your life is certainly better than mine. I am now living in Utah, but unfortunately not for long. I do not know if you have heard, but, yesterday the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad occurred. It brought destruction to my life and the lives of 28 tribes. Before the “white men” entered our land; life was somewhat livable. The natural environment of the Great West provided life to all of us. The white intruders brought severe changes to our lives. The whites brought a load of diseases to our land that

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