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Ouray, chief of the Utes

by P. David Smith

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Published by Wayfinder Press in Ouray, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ouray.,
  • Ute Indians -- Biography.,
  • Ute Indians -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementP. David Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.U8 O977 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 p. :
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2311445M
    ISBN 100960876448
    LC Control Number86190291

    Jul 6, - Explore cathyscloud's board "Ouray History " on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ouray, History, Ouray colorado pins.   After becoming chief at Chief Ouray of the Ute tribe did just that. If you’d like to learn more about the town’s history, there are various museums in the area that can help! Local museums like the Ute Indian Museum is a great resource for anyone curious about Ouray’s history.

    Chief Ouray To learn more about Chipeta’s husband, Chief Ouray, read a brief bio on the Denver Public Library blog  or the full biography Ouray Chief of the Utes  by P. David Smith.           This photo was taken in the s by William Chamberlain in the Denver studio of William Henry Jackson.   Spanish form is Yutta. English is Uta or Utah." --From The World Almanac and Book of Facts. "Ouray -- Chief of the Utes," a book by P. David Smith, refers to the Utes by a white man's nickname -- "The Blue Sky People." It spells the word "Yutahs" and states that the word refers to the Utes as people who speak clearly.

    CHIPETA, QUEEN OF THE UTES CHIPETA, QUEEN OF THE UTES, AND HER EQUALLY ILLUSTRIOUS HUSBAND, NOTED CHIEF OURAYBy Albert B. Reagan, in charge of the Ouray Indian Day School at Ouray, Utah, and Wallace Stark, agricultural agent of the Indian service at Ouray, retired. Chief Ouray: Ute peacemaker (Book).


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Ouray, chief of the Utes by P. David Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ouray: Chief of the Utes Paperback – May 9, by P. David Smith (Author)/5(5). Streets, a town, a county, and many other landmarks in Western Colorado bear his name, and rightly so, for Chief Ouray was a wise and brave leader with a fascinating biography/5(3). This is a biography of an Indian chief, Chief Ouray.

He was a peacemaker for the Ute Indians. This biography is great for the young and older chief of the Utes book. The layout of this biography is easy to follow.

The illustrations are in black and white and reflect the scenes of how the Ute Indians' actually lived. The illustrations really made the book come alive!4/5(2). Ouray, chief of the Utes. [P David Smith] -- Many Western history enthusiasts believe that Ouray was the greatest of all Indian chiefs.

Unlike his contemporaries, he is remembered for his negotiating and peacekeeping skills rather than for any. Get this from a library. Ouray, chief of the Utes. [P David Smith].

For more about Ouray, come to WHG and read Ouray: Chief of the Utes by P. David Smith. To see our other books about Ouray and the Utes, search the catalog.

Search our Digital Collections for photographs, newspaper articles and more. Click here and here for. One of the more enlightening things that I’ve read lately is Ouray: Chief of the Utes by P.

David Smith. Inspired partly by the ongoing renovation of the Ute Indian Museum in Montrose, I picked this up at the library.

I wanted to have some background knowledge before visiting the museum when it reopens this spring. When his father died inOuray became chief of the Ute Indians, including the Uncompahgre band.

In Ouray’s role as chief, he was considered one of the Utes’ greatest leaders with strong characteristics of patience and diplomacy. The Greatest Ute Indian Chief The legend of Chief Ouray envelops the town that bears his name. He once lived in a small cabin at the foothills of the Amphitheater (now a historic landmark), soaked in the "sacred hot springs," conducted native rituals and met with the Indian and white officials in Ouray.

Utes in Washington D.C. to sign the Brunot Treaty, (credit: Denver Public Library) InOuray’s father died and he became chief of the Utes. Chief Ouray used his new position within the Ute Tribe to facilitate peace with the white settlers and the United States government.

Ouray (Arrow) was a Native American chief of the Uncompahgre band of the Ute tribe, then located in western Colorado. Because of his leadership ability, Ouray was also acknowledged by the United States government as a chief of the Ute.

Ouray () was a widely known Ute leader who played an important role in the early history of Colorado. He is remembered for his peacekeeping skills in negotiating treaties with the U. government. The federal government appointed him chief of the Ute peoples. He was chief of the Ute Nation, but he was neither a full-blooded Ute nor a chief elected by his own people - he was half Apache and was appointed chief by the U.S.

government. In spite of high praises given him by various luminaries of his day, many insisted that Ouray was ordinary, at best. But then Denver poet Eugene Field wrote a poem dedicated to Chipeta and her role in saving white hostages from Utes after the Meeker Massacre, and an adoring public embraced her for her wisdom, beauty and grace.

She became as famous as Ouray. Today, there are streets, places and organizations all over Colorado and Utah named after Chipeta. Native American, Chief Ouray of the Ute Indian Tribe was considered a peacemaker and was well respected by many people of his era.

Chief Ouray of the Tabeguache band was born in Taos, New Mexicoto to a mother who was a member of the Umcompahgre band and a Author: History Bot.

Ina small, band of Ute began a raid upon the settlers on Huerfano Creek, but when the news reached Ouray, the head chief of the tribe, he sent runners out at once to warn the settlers and then went to the scene of action with a band of his faithful warriors.

He soon afterwards took the hostile Indians prisoners and compelled them to go to Fort Garland and remain there, in this manner quickly ending. On March 6,the Southern Ute and the Uncompahgre acknowledged an agreement to settle respectively on La Plata River and on the Grand near the mouth of the Gunnison, while the White River Ute agreed to move to the Uinta reservation in Utah.

The Family of Ouray and Black Mare When Ouray was a young man he married Black Mare. They were happily married but when Black Mare had their. Early History of Cedar Hill Cemetery and Ouray County Cemeteries $ $ Publications by former OCHS President, P.

David Smith. Ouray, Chief of the Utes $ $. Chipeta, Queen of the Utes (with Cynthia S. Becker) $ $. Mountains of Silver $ $. $ A Quick History of Ouray $. Guide to Ouray, Silverton. Chief Ouray, pictured here with his wife Chipeta, was one of the most influential leaders of the Northern Ute people in the late nineteenth century.

A known intellectual and skilled diplomat, Ouray negotiated treaties and attempted to avoid conflict with whites wherever possible. The community is the second oldest modern settlement within the Uinta Basin and was named in honor of Chief Ouray, a Native American chief of the Uncompahgre band of the Ute tribe.

In the Ute language, "Ouray" means arrow. History [ edit ]. Drawing of Walkara and his Brother from an book. Chief Walkara, also known as Walker, was born aboutalong the Spanish Fork River in what is now Utah, one of five sons of a chief of the Timpanogo band. Described as being over six feet tall and extremely strong, he was a successful warrior from a young age.File:Chief Ouray - Ouray (Arrow) (c.

–Aug ) was a Native American chief of the Uncompahgre band of the Ute tribe, then located in western e of his leadership ability, Ouray was also acknowledged by the United States government as a chief of the Ute. In he left Colorado to travel to Washington, D.C., where he testified before Congress about.--From The World Almanac and Book of Facts.

"Ouray -- Chief of the Utes," a book by P. David Smith, refers to the Utes by a white man's nickname -- "The Blue Sky People." It spells the word "Yutahs" and states that the word refers to the Utes as people who speak clearly.