The History of the Utes in Northwest Colorado and the Utes Today
A free community talk with Roland McCook, an Uncompahgre Ute, the great great grandson of Chief Ouray and Chipeta, former chairman of the Northern Ute Tribe, and a revered Ute historian.
An evening with Uncompahgre Ute Roland McCook as he talks about his tribe: “The History of the Utes in Northwest Colorado and the Utes Today.”
Roland McCook is an Uncompahgre Ute, the great, great grandson of Chief Ouray and Chipeta, the former chairman of the Northern Ute Tribe, and a revered Ute historian.
This free community program is presented by the Bud Werner Memorial Library and Tread of Pioneers Museum.
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Tribal Lands Acknowledgement
The Board and Staff of the Tread of Pioneers Museum respectfully acknowledge the Ute people, the original inhabitants of Northwest Colorado, and other Indigenous Nations of this area where we now reside. We recognize that the establishment of this region impacted the lifeways of Native peoples and their communities. In accepting this, we are called to utilize this educational institution to teach stewardship of the land and continuing commitment to the inclusion and respect of these Nations and their traditional values for their homelands.