Precious Collins and Shannon Howell show off the “Nawa’ Yuchikay!” tee shirt they received from SunUte Community Center as part of the Nike N7 Game hosted at Fort Lewis College on Monday, Nov. 18. SunUte Community Center offered free tee shirts to 20 Southern Ute tribal members and Southern Ute first descendant youth that participated in the event.
College mascot, Skylar Skyhawk greets Southern Ute Tribal Royalty and visiting families at the Fort Lewis College Nike N7 Game held on Monday, Nov. 18 in the Whalen Gym. In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Fort Lewis College offered free entrance to the game. Nike N7 has a long-time commitment and mission to inspire and enable two million Native American youth in North America to participate in sports and physical activities.
Southern Ute Chairman, Melvin J. Baker welcomes all visitors to the Fort Lewis College Nike N7 Game, he gave thanks to the institution and attendees for recognizing the importance of Native American Heritage Month, encouraging everyone to be proud of their heritage and culture. Vice Chairman Ramona Eagle and Southern Ute Tribal Council Members — Lorelei Cloud, Vanessa Torres, and Linda Baker also took time to welcome spectators and participants to the annual event.