The screening event also had a panel discussion which followed the showing. Featured guests included Ute Mountain Ute tribal member, Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk, tribal lawyer and Twin Lakes resident, Judy Leaming, and architectural historian and Twin Lakes resident, Kurt Schweigert. This episode of Colorado Experience depicts the untold history of Twin Lakes which is the homeland to the Tabeguache Ute people, from broken treaties to modern day discussions of reconciliation within the area.
Southern Ute Tribal Council Treasurer, Marg Barry, attended the screening of “Colorado Experience: The Tabeguache Ute in Twin Lakes.” She adds her take to the question “what does the term ‘land back’ mean to you” from a viewer and shared her insight as a Ute woman to the audience.
Williamette Thompson views the “As Seeds, We Grow” art exhibit on Monday, Nov. 7 in the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College just before the preview screening of “Colorado Experience: The Tabeguache Ute in Twin Lakes” episode which aired on Thursday, Nov. 10 on Rocky Mountain PBS.