Many Moons Ago

20 Years Ago: During the Rollin’ Deep Car Show, cars, bikes and trikes were on display and a concert featuring NBK was held on the Tribal Campus in Ignacio on Aug. 5. Rollin’ Deep president Manuel Myore (far left) and Vice-president Fred Cotton (holding measuring stick) judge the car-hopping contest. This truck cleared 36inches to win the competition. This photo was published in the August 11, 2000, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
10 Years Ago: Approximately twenty archers and their families enjoyed Lake Capote on August 7 and 8 during the annual Archery Challenge. Archers line up for a picture in front of the practice range. Front row: James Mars, Adam House, Elissa Mars, Dylan Doskoell, Badger Yellowbird, Dru Martinez, Maya Espinosa and Andrew Morgan, Second row: Hunter Frost, Krista Richards, Ashlee Albrecht and Lainey Espinosa, Third Row: Alex Lopez, Jack Frost III, John House and Kruz Pardo, Back Row: Don Folsom and Jack Frost Jr. This photo was published in the August 13, 2010, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
30 Years Ago: Four members of the Committee of Elders enjoyed the Senior Jamboree held at the Sky Ute Convention Center on August 7. Pictured left to right: Nettie UncaSam, Emily Taylor, Sunshine Smith and Floy Valdez. Among others in attendance but not pictured were, Euterpe Taylor and Ellen Mirabel. This photo was published in the August 17, 1990, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
40 Years Ago: The 1980 Durango, Colorado Centennial Celebration was conducted on August 13, at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. A few of the Southern Ute participants at the celebration are shown here. The bell shown, at left, was rung by young members of the three ethnic communities, Anglo, Spanish and Indian. Charlie Cloud, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Cloud was the Indian representative. This photo was published in the August 15, 1980, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
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