Utes join in Capitol Christmas Tree celebrations

MEEKER I Colorado’s gift to the nation will leave Meeker for Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, and the aboriginal peoples of this land — known today as the Utes of the Uintah and Ouray Tribe, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe — are joining the celebration. In May, members […]

Northern Ute elder will make presentation at grade school

MEEKER — “Brothers of the Bear — Colorado’s First People” is an educational presentation for preschool through fifth grade children by Northern Ute elder Clifford Duncan.

Bear Dance has sights, sounds of Ute tradition

FT. DUCHESENE — There was a Bear Dance May 16-18. It was traditional. It was a celebration. The event took place within a live branch bough dance circle, and it is a wonderfully warm Ute tradition to welcome in spring — a time to shake off the ills of the cold winter months.