Yesterday we enjoyed the Ute Mountain Museum, and experienced a video of the Bear Dance. It’s a beautiful cultural event. Also, in the museum are artifacts of the Ute Indians of the area, including those of Chipeta – the Chief Ouray’s faithful wife. Chepeta was the friend of many people including members of her tribe and officials in the state and Washington, DC. An amazing woman. Some of her clothing was exhibited and many beaded items and leather goods, and even a woman’e horse saddle. There are many items to see and wonder about.
It was a great day spending my time with friend, Marilyn, sister-in-law, Carol, and then later, we had a visit from my cousin, Claudia and her husband, Carl.