Many Moons Ago

On behalf of the Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council, Executive Officer Steve R. Herrera Sr. hands Crystal Rizzo a plaque in recognition of her achievement in earning a master’s degree in gender and cultural studies from Simmons College. The Tribe recognized all tribal member graduates of 2012 at the annual Education Banquet on Saturday, June 23 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Durango, Colo. This photo first appeared in the June 29, 2012, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
Summer Youth Employees Wahleah Silva and Yvonne Phillips enjoy their lunch with employee Davetta Taylor while on break at the Sky Ute Downs. This photo first appeared in the July 2, 1982 edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
A “microburst” caused severe damage to the east section of the Ignacio Elementary School Roof on the evening of Thursday, June 20, 2002. This photo first appeared in the June 28, 2002, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
Robert Ortiz | SU Drum archive
SU Drum archive
Robert Ortiz | SU Drum archive