40 Years Ago: Dallas Brown, Rusty Box, Tim Jefferson and Russel Box Sr. setting up a Tee Pee at the La Plata County Fairgrounds during the La Plata County Fair held in Durango. Sunshine Cloud’s grandchildren, Russell Box Sr. family and Jim Jefferson family participated in the fair by Indian dancing in from of the Tee Pee.
This photo first appeared in the Aug. 31, 1979, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
10 Years Ago: The Shining Mountain Diabetes Program held a Kidney Screening & Conference in Ignacio, Colo. on Friday, August 21, 2009. The day began with a “sweat” at Peaceful Spirit Treatment Center, followed by a “Poker Walk.” A few of the walkers anxious to soak up the sun and enjoy the fresh air.
This photo first appeared in the Aug. 28, 2009, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
20 Years Ago: The Native American Fish and Wildlife Society held their regional conference and shooting competition in Window Rock, Ariz, August 2-5, 1999. 20 competitors from six southwestern states competed in the shooting. Who would be surprised that our local representatives were once again part of the championship team? The top six scores were a perfect 300! Pictured here are: Charles Ruybal-1st place, Ralph Watts-Top Gun, and William Phillips-5th place.
This photo first appeared in the Aug. 27, 1999, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
30 Years Ago: The Southern Ute Youth Group performed for the New Mexico/Southern Colorado Pre-Service Training Program. The little one’s performed for the Headstart Educators.
This photo first appeared in the Sept. 1, 1989, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.