Many Moons Ago

20 Years Ago: As part of the Kids Fair held at the Rolling Thunder Hall on February 14, 2002, Vince and Larry (the crash test dummies) took a break from the events and strolled over to the Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy to pay a visit to the students. Jessica Ross, Suzi Richards and Kelsey Frost are seen posing here with Vince and Larry. This photo was first published in the February 22, 2002 issue of the Southern Ute Drum.
30 Years Ago: Sky Ute Downs’ Horse Education Program is becoming popular with youngsters in the local area. Downs’ Manager Tim Craig sees the program as having a positive effect on his students. This photo was first published in the February 24, 1992 issue of the Southern Ute Drum.
40 Years Ago: Brian Vermillion (44) shoots for a two pointer against the home team Kurtland. Also pictured are Bobcats Adrian Lucero (32) and Larry Birch (22). This photo was first published in the February 26, 1982 issue of the Southern Ute Drum.
Many Moons 10: The Four Corners Gourd Society hosted the Cabin Fever Gourd Dance and Powwow at the Southern Ute Multi-Purpose Facility in Ignacio on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. The one-day event brought the community together, although small in numbers, the festivities were geared towards getting people out of the house to join in song and dance. This photo was first published in the February 24, 2012 issue of the Southern Ute Drum.
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