Many Moons Ago

Respected tribal elder Sunshine Smith takes part in the Walk of the Warriors ceremony. This photo first appeared in the May 30, 1992, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
Southern Ute tribal member Marvin Pinnecoose joins other fancy dancers in a dazzling display of color and motion at the annual Bear Dance Contest Powwow. This photo first appeared in the June 1, 2012, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
Student Alana Watts leads Avionne Gomez at the Southern Ute Indian Academy’s Graduation Powwow on May 23, 2002. This photo first appeared in the May 31, 2002, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
Jeffery Jefferson gives a certificate to Nettie Unca Sam and Ramona Silva which named the south softball field park the Patrick Silva Memorial Field. Kenny Frost was the master of ceremonies. This photo first appeared in the June 4, 1982, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
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