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Southern Ute Tribe
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation
Utah Indians    
Utah: We Are Still Here Curriculum
Southern Ute Cultural Center

Special thanks to:

Southern Ute Indian Tribe
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Ute Indian Tribe - Uintah & Ouray Reservation
Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs

Rocky Mountain PBS and History Colorado present the Colorado Experience

Original Coloradans  

Thanks to: Loya Arrum (1947-2014); Matthew Box; Russel Box, Sr.; Linda Grove D’Wolf; Ernest House, Jr.; Dr. James Jefferson; Terry Knight; May Lee Mountain; Alden Naranjo; Nathan Strong Elk; Venita Taveapont.


PDF Downloads

Bear Dance Lesson Plan at Anasazi Cultural Center
People of the Shining Mountain Curriculum on Denver Public Schools


Primary Sources

1849 Treaty  
1861 Lincoln Declaration Setting Aside Uintah Valley for the Uintah and Yampa Utes
1868 Treaty
1874 Brunot Agreement
1880 Removal Act, removing Ute Tribes from Colorado
1887 Dawes Act
1934 Indian Reorganization Act
1937 Southern Ute Constitution
1937 Ute Indian Tribe Uintah and Ouray Reservation Constitution
1940 Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Constitution (updated 1976)


Bear Dance (Southern Ute Tribe)
Spirit of the Nuche  
KUED’s We Shall Remain: The Utes (A Native American History of Utah)

Thanks to Clifford Duncan (1933-2014)