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Ute Indian Museum Community Appreciation Celebration

  • 17253 Chipeta Rd., Montrose, CO 81403
  • (970) 249-3098 | Visit Website
  • Dates: June 8, 2024
  • Location: Ute Indian Museum
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Price: FREE

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UTE INDIAN MUSEUM Community Appreciation Celebration
FREE Event
ORDER OF EVENTS:
∙ 10:00 AM: Flute playing by Bobby Jemez (Huichol)
∙ 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM: Blessing – Terry Knight (Ute Mountain Ute Elder)
▪ Red Sky Drum Group & Dancers (Ute Mountain Ute Tribe)
▪ Colorful dancing in traditional regalia
▪ Cultural program
▪ Story Telling
▪ Bear Dance
▪ Round Dance (audience participation)
∙ 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM: Ethnobotany Tour – Learn about Native Ute plants & their uses
∙ 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM: “Life on the Plains” program by Clint Charter (Cheyenne/Mohawk)
∙ 2:00 PM– 2:45 PM: Guided tour of the Ute Indian Museum by Director, CJ Brafford (Oglala Lakota)
ON-GOING ACTIVITES THROUGHOUT THE DAY:
∙ Native Vendors selling Native Arts & Crafts
∙ Fry Bread For Sale
∙ Bounce House
∙ Tipi Making
∙ Living History – View inside a tipi of the late 1800’s & visit a Native American in traditional regalia
∙ Black Canyon Quilt Display & Raffle
∙ Hand Painting for the Missing & Murdered Indigenous Relatives
∙ Gift Shop Discounts
∙ Silent Auction
∙ 4th Annual “Chipeta Art Show”
o Water Color Paintings, Photographs & Gourd Art

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