Ute elder to bless Ute Park July 8

MEEKER — Clifford Duncan, Ute elder and cultural advisor to the Smoking River Pow Wow Committee, will hold a blessing ceremony at the Ute Park pow wow site on Tuesday, July 8 at 3 p.m.
The public is invited to attend. Duncan requests that no cameras or cell phones be used during the ceremony.
Smoking River Pow Wow, a two-day celebration welcoming the Ute Tribe back to the White River Valley, will be held at the Ute Park site on Friday and Saturday, July 25-26.