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Indigenous Peoples Day
Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk of Towaoc, former co-chair of the Bears Ears Intertribal Coalition and past Ute Mountain Ute Tribal councilmember, is now a member of the Telluride Institute Board of Trustees. Audience members are encouraged to join in the discussions
Retired BLM archaeologist Glade Hadden of Delta at will talk about the Eagle Rockshelter on the Gunnison River near Austin. It’s the oldest excavated site in Colorado and has uncovered artifacts to demonstrate near-continuous indigenous habitation of the Western Slope for 130 centuries.