Casias hosts Family Tree meeting

Tribal elder Pearl Casias (left) helps Lark GoodTracks and Cynthia Buckskin backtrack on their family’s history.
Photo Credit: Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum

Tribal elder Pearl Casias recently met with tribal members Lark GoodTracks and Cynthia Buckskin on Thursday, Oct 13 to discuss each other’s ancestors during a family tree meeting at the Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum. Casias said she has helped approximately 25 tribal members in learning about their family history, stating that she got involved with aiding tribal members after learning about her grandparents’ relatives. Casias said she helped tribal members find ancestors who lived as far back as the 1880s.



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