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Indigenous People's Day Weekend

IPD Weekend Schedule

Oct 5



3:30p Telluride Conference Center — Mountain Village Ute Elder Roland McCook — Invocation and blessings for Original Thinkers Conference. Separate tickets.
5:00p Telluride. 2nd Floor Miramonte building McCook – Today’s issues facing Indigenous People. Come with questions. Free
Oct 6



12:00p Placerville Park and Schoolhouse Ute Mtn Ute Regina Lopez Whiteskunk will lead honoring of Ute plaque in the park then move to schoolhouse for roundtable discussion. Free.



3:00p Telluride Historical Museum Lopez Whiteskunk will lead a second roundtable discussion. Free
6:00p Telluride Historical Museum Archaeologist Glade Hadden  – Talk on


Eagle Rockshelter on the Gunnison River. Free.

9:00p Fly Me To the Moon Navajo power rock band SIHASIN from Flagstaff – $5 cover goes to the band.
Oct 7



3:00p Wilkinson Public Library Eutimia Cruz Montoya of Denver — healing workshop. Intercultural recognition of trauma. Free.
6:30p Telluride Arts HQ Montoya — poetry reading. Free
Oct 8



8:30a Telluride Mtn School Rick Chavolla will speak at morning assembly.
10:00a Telluride High School Chavolla will speak to students
5:30p Wilkinson Public Library Joe Pacal will talk on Navajo food sovereignty and ecosystem restoration. Free. Followed by


Chavolla on inter-Nation Indigenous cultural center and urban Indigenous experience. Free.