A SAN MIGUEL COUNTY TRADITION SINCE 1998.
This year’s third Indigenous Peoples Day weekend hosted by the Telluride Institute and funded by a grant from San Miguel County as well as private donations from Durfee Day and Audrey Marnoy will kick off with a talk by Uncompahgre Ute elder and former tribal chair Roland McCook of Montrose Friday, Oct. 5th.
(Ed. Note: We don’t have all the details ironed out yet, so watch for updates!)
Retired BLM archaeologist Glade Hadden who uncovered the Eagle Rockshelter on the Gunnison River in Delta County – the oldest archaeological site in Colorado – will talk on the 13 centuries of continuous habitation on the Western Slope
Poet and curandera Eutimia Cruz Montoya of Denver will probably do a healing workshop and a performance on Saturday, Oct. 6th
Ute Mountain Ute leader, former Bears Ears Intertribal Coalition vice-chair and current Telluride Institute trustee Regina Lopez-Whitehorse will do an open roundtable discussion with the community, probably Sunday, Oct. 7th
An urban Indian coming from the Kumeyaay Tribe of Southern California & Baja, Rick Chavolla heads up the American Indian Community Center in New York City and will speak Monday about the possibility of a Native American cultural center / international embassy in Telluride
For more information, contact Art Goodtimes on Facebook
Post or message at community page Indigenous Peoples Day – San Miguel County
Or call 970-729-0220 (talk or text but no voice mail please)
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