Utes invited to the Governor’s mansion

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Southern Ute Tribal leadership and dignitaries gather for a group photo at the end of the evening.
Ute Mountain Ute tribal elder, Terry Knight opened the evening with an invocation in the Ute language.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis welcomed over 200 guests to the Governor’s Mansion.
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Lindsay Box | SU Council Affairs
Lindsay Box | SU Council Affairs
Lindsay Box | SU Council Affairs
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On Monday, Nov. 25, leadership, tribal dignitaries and state officials gathered at the Colorado Governor’s mansion on a snowy evening to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. Governor Polis read and presented a proclamation to the Southern Ute and Ute Mountain Ute Tribes as well as the Urban American Indian & Alaskan Native Community. The evening also recognized Tribal Veterans. Chairman Sage asked for awareness regarding Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women on the reservation; she also highlighted the upcoming 2020 Census.

 

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