Many Moons Ago

30 years ago: “…And a Merry Christmas to all” was the title of this photo of students in the enrichment program. Students were excited to set up and sell various items in the Children’s Christmas Store set to open on Dec. 8, 1990. This photo was published in the Dec. 7, 1990, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
10 years ago: The Southern Ute Montessori Head Start hosted its annual luncheon Nov. 30, bringing students and grandparents together for a family-style meal. Students performed a short sing-along before sitting down with their family members. This photo was first published in the Dec. 3, 2010, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
20 years ago: Rod Grove, Austin Box and Russell Box Sr. sing an Honor Song composed by Southern Ute tribal member Tim Ryder prior to cutting down of a 65-foot Colorado Blue Spruce in the Pike National Forest near Westcreek, Colo. The Blessing of the tree was part of a send-off ceremony for the tree on Nov. 20. The tree stood on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. This photo was published in the Dec. 1, 2000, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
40 years ago: Southern Ute Tribal Council members pose for a photo after newly elected members Lillian Seibel and Eddie Box Sr. were sworn into office in the Council Chambers. Pictured left to right, standing: Eddie Box Sr., Lillian Seibel, John Baker Sr. and Clement Frost; sitting: Vice-Chairman Chris A. Baker, Chairman Leonard C. Burch and Secretary Vida Peabody. This photo was published in the Dec. 5, 1980, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
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