Roaring Fork Cultural Council to
Host Talk with Elder Roland McCook
Moderated by Bill Kight
On Wednesday, October 2nd, at 7:30 p.m. the Roaring Fork Cultural Council and the Mount Sopris Historical Society will present Tribal Elder, O. Roland McCook at Thunder River Theatre in Carbondale. The Chief will speak on “Early Northern Ute History” and discuss Ute culture, their respect for other people, the environment and earth’s resources. Roland was born at Fort Duchesne, Utah on the Unitah and Ouray Indian Reservation. Among his life accomplishments, Roland was Vice-Chairman and Chairman of the Ute Tribe Business Committee serving to make the Ute Tribe and its members financially independent.
This stimulating and informative event will be moderated by Bill Kight, Public Affairs Officer for the White RiverNational Forest, and an expert on Native American history that has resulted in a reputation for unwavering support of an inclusive and holistic approach to indigenous resource management.
Tickets are only $20 and are available for purchase at: www.roaringforkculturalcouncil.com.
For more information contact:
Greg Pelland, Director Roaring Fork Cultural Council at 970-379-0114.