Montrose event remembers Chipeta

Elliott Hendren was on hand for Chipeta Day to conduct a lesson about Southern Ute culture and present a film,
During a celebration of Chipeta Day on Saturday, June 8 at the Ute Museum in Montrose, Colo., Southern Ute Indian Tribal Councilman Alex S. Cloud gives a few words about the Utes and their place in Colorado history and an invitation to residents and tourists to visit the Southern Ute Reservation. Cloud and his family are descendants of Chief Ouray and Buckskin Charlie.
Elliott Hendren was on hand for Chipeta Day to conduct a lesson about Southern Ute culture and present a film, "Ute Women," to attendees at the Ute Museum in Montrose, Colo. Hendren said knowing where you're going and being a strong person is important to Utes. Hendren's aunt is Lucinda Cloud.
During a celebration of Chipeta Day on Saturday, June 8 at the Ute Museum in Montrose, Colo., Southern Ute Indian Tribal Councilman Alex S. Cloud gives a few words about the Utes and their place in Colorado history and an invitation to residents and tourists to visit the Southern Ute Reservation. Cloud and his family are descendants of Chief Ouray and Buckskin Charlie.
Beth Santistevan
Beth Santistevan

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