10 Years Ago: Lights dimmed in the Denver Coliseum during the Saturday night Grand Entry as attendees celebrated tribal veterans with an Honor Song. The ceremony was repeated five times over three days at the Denver March Powwow. Thousands of representatives from tribes across the United States convened at the annual event to participate in traditional dance, song, storytelling and other activities.
This photo first appeared in the March 12, 2010, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
20 Years Ago: The Denver March Powwow, the first major powwow of the season, attracted its usual huge crowds March 17-19, 2000. Lindsay Box Jr., Miss Indian Colorado/Little Miss Southern Ute, and Marcy Herrera, Miss Indian Colorado, were part of the Grand Entry, with special honorees leading the dancers into the arena.
This photo first appeared in the March 24, 2000, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
30 Years Ago: The 1990 Hozhoni Days Powwow was held at Whalen Gym on the Fort Lewis College Campus on March 23-24, 1990. Pictured here are members of a Southern Ute drum group, Gerald Howe, Dan Jefferson, Steve Burch and Elwood Kent.
This photo first appeared in the March 30, 1990, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
40 Years Ago: Head table of the Hozhoni Days Powwow, Master of Ceremonies Rev. Allen Neskai keeps things rolling at the powwow.
This photo was published in the March 28, 1980, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.