Ute Get-together Success thanks

Thanks to all those people who made our first Ute Get-to-gether a success.

Sky Ute Casino’s Franklin Thompson for two dinner tickets; Sky Ute Casino: For one-nights day and 2 meals at the 7 rivers; Linda Eagle for the pressure cooker; Growth Fund for the mugs; Gift cards from the Culture Department for Taco Bell, Cracker Barrel, Star Bucks; Arlene Millich for a watercolor painting; Dedra White for an Indian blanket; and Helen Munoz for Native Indian Bingo packet.

To all the presentators and helpers:

Clement Frost; Yellow Jacket Drum Group; Jonas Grant; Terry Knight; May lee Mountain; Betty Howe and helpers; Helen Munoz; Joyce Hughes; Ute class members: Arlene Millich, Dedra White, Amelia Howe, Loreli Cloud, Dr. Stacey Oberly, Lillian Seibel and Inez Cloud; Marge Barry and cultural staff for making the delicious food. Henry Whiteskunk and Cree Lopez.

For song and final prayer 90-year old Elder from Towaoc, Stella Eyetoo. To all the brave people who contributed suggestions and ideas to furthering the revitalization of the Ute Language. Tobie Baker, Cortez Journal and to anyone else I may have missed.

Arlene Millich

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