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Sat, Mar 23

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The Leonardo Museum

100 Years of Silence

Honoring Ute Stories of 1923

100 Years of Silence
100 Years of Silence

Time & Location

Mar 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The Leonardo Museum, 209 E 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA

About the event

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Visual will not be streamed as we offer prayer. However, audio will be streamed.

After our prayers are offered, both visual and audio will resume streaming. Thank you for your understanding.

Seating within the auditorium will be on a first-come, first-served basis. However, if you arrive late we will stream the event in the gallery and will provide seating for overflow guests (if necessary).

Agenda

12:30P-1:00P Arrival & Gallery Viewing

1:00P-1:30P Welcome & Prayer

1:30P-2:15P 100 Years of Silence Presentation

2:15P-2:45P History & Impact

2:45P-3:30P Storytelling Session

3:35P-4:00P Closing Remarks

4:00P-6:00P Open House (Not Livestreamed-Pre-RSVP Required)

Message from Project Director: "We sincerely appreciate your dedication and interest in joining us for this significant occasion. Your support and enthusiasm have been invaluable throughout this journey, and we cannot wait to share this moment with you. You will have the chance to meet elders, artists, tribal leaders, and community members from the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. To promote healing, we ask that you listen, that you absorb the art and read the literature (handouts and wall of gallery). We are also officially asking the media, the public, and historians to stop using the words "Posey's War" and "Last Indian War" when referring to the events of 1923. It was not a war. We ask that people sit with these stories and consider what kind of name would better reflect this Ute experience to allow us all to heal as we move forward."

-Shaun Ketchum

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