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Roundtable with Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk
October 6, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM MDTFree
Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk of Towaoc, former co-chair of the Bears Ears Intertribal Coalition and past Ute Mountain Ute Tribal councilmember, will hold a roundtable at the Telluride Historical Museum on any and all Ute and Native-American subjects of concern to local citizens. Audience members are encouraged to join in the discussions.
Ms. Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk was born and raised in Southwestern Colorado. She is a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe; she has advocated for the land, air, water and animals from an early age. She attended school in Cortez, Colorado, and received an A.A.S in Business Management from Chief Dull Knife College in Lame Deer, Montana. Ms. Lopez-Whiteskunk obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology from American InterContinental University, Hoffman Estate, IL in 2004. She has spent the last 10 years in the Information Technology field; working for the Chief Dull Knife College, Southern Ute Indian Tribe and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. Lopez-Whiteskunk has traveled throughout the country presenting and sharing the Ute Culture through song, dance and numerous speeches. October, 2013 she was elected to serve the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe as a tribal leader. She currently serves on the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs and was formerly seated as the Bears Ears Intertribal Coalition Co-Chairman.