Attention Southern Ute & JOM Graduating Seniors – Deadline Extended!

Photo Credit: The Southern Ute Drum

Your 2021 Senior photo is needed for The Southern Ute Drum!

As part of an annual Special Feature of Graduating Seniors, The Southern Ute Drum publishes photos of 1) Southern Ute tribal members AND 2) Johnson O’Malley* (JOM) students who are graduating from High School in 2021. Southern Ute tribal members who are graduating off the Southern Ute Indian Reservation are also encouraged to submit a photo to be included in the Drum’s annual feature, to be published June 4, 2021.

Please submit a high-resolution photo via email to

Deadline has been extended to Monday, May 31 by 5 p.m.

  • Photos need to be at least 4”x 6” at 300 dpi, or 1200 x 1800 pixels at 300 dpi.
  • Photos can be scanned if brought to the Drum offices, by contacting Fabian Martinez at 970-563-2274 and scheduling an appointment.
    • (Covid restrictions apply. Tribal buildings are closed.)
  • If taking a photo with cellphone, please set camera to “Fine” (Large) image.
  • Please note: Photos may be cropped for sizing and space.
  • Please include Student’s Name; Name of School; and Town and State. (i.e. Jane Doe, Ignacio High School, Ignacio, Colo.)

* Native American students enrolled in a Federally recognized Tribe, that will be graduating from either Ignacio or Bayfield schools qualify as Johnson O’Malley (JOM) students.

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