Many Moons Ago

10 years ago: Southern Ute Wildlife Biologist Aran Johnson and helicopter pilot Mark Shelton make a pass over the mountains toward Ignacio during the annual aerial game count, conducted each year to track long-term health trends in deer and elk populations on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation. This photo was first published in the Jan. 13, 2012, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
20 years ago: The Southern Ute Home Grant Program had two-, three- and four-bedroom homes for sale. All of the Home Grant homes at Cedar Point Ute Housing ready for occupancy were available to Southern Ute tribal members. The program was open to single people and families. This is the view of Cedar Point West from County Road 318. This photo was published in the Jan. 11, 2002, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
30 years ago: Southern Ute tribal staff read an adaptation of ‘‘The Night Before Christmas” that brought many laughs from the audience at the 1992 Christmas program in the Ignacio High School gym. This photo was published in the Jan. 13, 1992, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
40 years ago: Tribal artist McGarey Gallegos, also a Community Center maintenance man, gave a new coat of color to the Community Center office. McGarey said he would draw an Indian scene to be completed the following month. This photo was published in the Jan. 15, 1982, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
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