10 years ago: During the 2005 Southern Ute Tribal Fair PowWow, the GoodTracks family sponsored a special Ute Womens’ Traditional Dance Contest in the memory of Shirley Goodtracks. Six places were awarded to the contest who had to be enrolled in any of the Southern Ute, Northern Ute and Ute Mountain Tribes. (Left to right): 1st Nadine Lopez, 2nd Louise Burson, 3rd Tavia Natchess, 4th Sheila B. Nanaeto, 5th Shaneesa Mills and 6th Kerry Cesspooch.
This photo first appeared in the Sept. 16, 2005, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
20 years ago: Bountiful Harvest. La Titia Taylor, Agricultural Extension Agent for the tribe, checks out the garden she and her summer JTPA workers planted this spring. Though a cold June stunted some plants, many have flourished. Late September harvest will be good.
This photo first appeared in the Sept. 15, 1995, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.
30 years ago: New Miss Southern Ute banner was placed on Lucinda Cloud by Tribal Chairman Chris Baker. The new royalties received bouquets of roses , new banners and new shawls. Congratulations to all new Miss Southern Ute Royalty.
This photo first appeared in the Sept. 20, 1985, edition of The Southern Ute Drum.