10 Years Ago: Southern Ute Health Services hosted an Elders Health Education Conference at the MultiPurpose Facility on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. In her opening remarks, Southern Ute Chairman Pearl E. Casias said “It’s a good gathering, an educational gathering to help our elders.” Health Services Manager Mirielle Begay also spoke. An honoring for the four oldest living tribal members – Eddie Box Sr., Anna Marie Scott, Annabelle Eagle, and Ute Mountain Ute elder Lea Salt – was among the day’s events.
This photo was first published in the Sept. 23, 2011, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
20 Years Ago: Southern Ute Tribal Chairman Leonard C. Burch sings a flag song and accompanies himself on a hand drum during the September 14 Veterans’ Park Memorial Service to remember the victims of the terrorist attacks witnessed earlier that week on September 11 in New York City and Washington D.C. Also pictured are the Chairman’s family, Howard Richards Sr. of the Southern Ute Veterans, and a salute from the Color Guard.
This photo was published in the Sept. 21, 2001, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
30 Years Ago: The Southern Ute Tribal Fair was held on September 12-15, 1991 with several dancers from all over the country participating in the powwow held at the Sky Ute Downs. During the powwow, Sheila Ryder was crowned Miss Southern Ute for the 1991-92 season.
This photo was published in the Sept. 23, 1991, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
40 Years Ago: Eddie Box Sr. and grandson, Matthew Box conduct a blessing ceremony to celebrate the dedication of the newly constructed St. Ignatius Catholic Church.
This photo was published in the Sept. 25, 1981, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.